Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: OCTOBER 5 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 October 5


Positive tests: 7,383,499

Negative tests: 96,359,756

Cumulative hospitalized: 413,531

Currently hospitalized: 29,942

Patient deaths: 201,712