Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: December 22 update

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 22:

Positive tests: 18,016,698

Negative tests: 183,323,626

Number of hospitalized patients:117,777

Patient deaths: 314,099