Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: December 21 update

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Data from the COVID tracking project on coronavirus cases, test results and more

How many novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were announced today?

The COVID Tracking Project is a volunteer effort to compile federal and state data in regards to new COVID-19 cases, including number of positive and negative tests.

Here’s the latest data, updated on December 21:


Positive tests: 17,828,084

Negative tests: 182,161,378

Number of hospitalized patients:115,351

Patient deaths: 310,968