Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: May 6 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 May 6:

Positive tests: 1,195,605
Negative tests: 6,348,723
Pending tests: 2,633
Patient deaths: 65,307