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COVID-19 discovered cases – 09 March 2020

The total number of COVID-19 cases in 36 states and the DC were around 700 (the totals vary) as Monday drew to a close. Italy extended the quarantine announced Sunday to the entire country as its death toll hit 463 on Monday. Italy is the worst-hit country after China.

The CDC’s persons under investigations (PUI) criteria, which offer guidance on who to test for COVID-19, were last updated on March 4, 2020.

Lack of testing remains a challenge to in the United States. By 4 pm eastern, The Atlantic reported that only 4,384 people have been tested for COVID-19.

Nationally there are a total of 423 cases according to the CDC and 752 cases according to Johns HopkinsThirty-six states plus DC are reporting 680 cases. Links are to news stories or official government websites; view infographic.

Data support illustration in Memo from a News Hound, 09 March 2020.

  1. Alaska
  2. Alabama
  3. Arizona: 4 cases
  4. Arkansas
  5. California:  133 cases (24 are from repatriation flights), 1 death
  6. Colorado: 11 cases
  7. Connecticut: 1 case
  8. Delaware
  9. District of Columbia: 5 cases
  10. Florida: 18 cases (5 are from repatriation flights, 1 non-Florida resident)
  11. Georgia: 7 cases
  12. Hawaii: 2 cases
  13. Illinois: 11 cases
  14. Indiana: 4 cases
  15. Idaho
  16. Iowa: 8 cases
  17. Kansas: 1 case
  18. Kentucky: 6 cases
  19. Louisiana: 1 case
  20. Maine
  21. Maryland: 5 cases
  22. Massachusetts: 41 cases
  23. Michigan
  24. Minnesota: 2 cases
  25. Mississippi
  26. Missouri: 1 case
  27. Montana
  28. Nebraska: 18 cases (15 from repatriation flights)
  29. Nevada: 1 case
  30. New Hampshire: 4 cases
  31. New Jersey: 10 cases
  32. New Mexico
  33. New York: 105 cases
  34. North Carolina: 7 cases
  35. North Dakota
  36. Ohio: 3 cases
  37. Oklahoma: 1 case
  38. Oregon: 14 cases
  39. Pennsylvania: 10 cases
  40. Rhode Island: 3 cases
  41. South Carolina: 7 cases
  42. South Dakota
  43. Tennessee: 4 cases
  44. Texas: 23 cases (11 from repatriation flights)
  45. Utah: 1 case
  46. Vermont: 1 case
  47. Virginia: 5 cases
  48. Washington: 163 cases, 22 deaths
  49. West Virginia
  50. Wisconsin: 1 case
  51. Wyoming

By Kathy E. Gill

Digital evangelist, speaker, writer, educator. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill

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