April 6, 2020

COVID-19: Case count in US exceeds 300,000

According to CDC's update as of April 5, the case count of COVID-19 in the US stands at 304,826*^ cases, including 7,616 deaths, in 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Marianas, and US Virgin Islands) jurisdictions.

* Data include both confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 reported to CDC or tested at CDC since January 21, 2020, with the exception of testing results for persons repatriated to the United States from Wuhan, China and Japan. State and local public health departments are now testing and publicly reporting their cases. In the event of a discrepancy between CDC cases and cases reported by state and local public health officials, data reported by states should be considered the most up to date.
^ Numbers updated Saturday and Sunday are not confirmed by state and territorial health departments. These numbers will be modified when numbers are updated on Monday.

Updates from state health departments are as follows.

New York

According to the New York State Department of Health, as of April 4, there were 122,031 cases and 4,159 deaths of COVID-19 reported in the state. The case in New York city stood at 67,551.

The State Department of Health added that 302,280 persons had been tested in the state as of April 4.

New Jersey

As of April 5, 1 p.m, there have been 37,505 cases of COVID-19 and 917 deaths reported in the state.


As of April 5, 10 a.m, there were 15,718 COVID-19 cases and 617 deaths reported in Michigan.

There have been 40,581 specimens being tested as of April 5.


There were 13,438 positive cases and 319 deaths in California as of April 4. Approximately 131,500 tests have been conducted. At least 116,563 results have been received and another 15,000 are pending.

According to the statewide case statistics by the California Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County remains the county with the highest number of cases, accounting for close to 40% of cases reported in the state, at 5,275 cases.


On April 5, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) reported that the state’s case total stood at 13,010. There were 477 deaths reported.

There were 1,803 patients being hospitalized and 561 (31%) of these were on ventilators.


According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, there were 12,500 cases and 231 deaths reported in the state as of April 5. Of these, 1145 were hospitalized.

The Department of Public Health added that tests had been conducted for a total of 71,937 individuals as of April 5.

Case distribution according to age is as follows:

  • ≤19 years of age: 290
  • 20-29 years of age: 1,773
  • 30-39 years of age: 2,064
  • 40-49 years of age: 2,074
  • 50-59 years of age: 2,465
  • 60-69 years of age: 1,735
  • ≥ 70 years of age: 2,098
  • Unknown: 1


According to the Florida Department of Health, as of April 5, there were 12,350 cases and 221 deaths of COVID-19 reported in the state.

There were 1,555 people being hospitalized.


The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., April 5, that there were 1,493 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 11,510 in 65 counties. The department also reported14 new deaths among positive cases, bringing the statewide total to 150.

There are 66,261 patients who have tested negative to date. Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:

  • Nearly 1% are aged 0-4;
  • Nearly 1% are aged 5-12;
  • 1% are aged 13-18;
  • Nearly 8% are aged 19-24; 
  • 42% are aged 25-49; 
  • Nearly 29% are aged 50-64; and
  • Nearly 20% are aged 65 or older.

Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths to date.


On April 5, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced 899 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths.

  • Cook County: 2 male 40s, 3 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 male 60s, 2 female 70s, 2 male 70s, 4 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • DuPage County: 3 female 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Kane County: 1 male 70s, 2 female 80s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s
  • Montgomery: 1 male 50s
  • Peoria: 1 male 90s
  • Will: 1 male 60s

Boone, Calhoun and Gallatin counties are now reporting cases. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 11,256 cases, including 274 deaths, in 71 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

States with case count in the range of 3000 to 10999 (as of April 5)

States with case count in the range of 1500 to 2999 (as of April 5)

  • Virginia: Virginia Health Department reported three deaths in residents from Chickahominy, Hampton and Rappahannock Area Health Districts who were in their 50s-80s, bringing a total of 10 fatalities in the state on April 5.
  • North Carolina
  • Missouri
  • Arizona
  • Wisconsin
  • South Carolina: The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on April 3 reported three additional deaths in residents of Richland and Greenville counties. On April 4, six additional deaths were reported in residents of Lexington, Beaufort, Georgetown, Richland, and York counties. On April 5, four additional deaths were reported in residents from Clarendon, Horry, Beaufort and Lee counties. All deaths occurred in elderly individuals (except one middle-aged person) and all were with underlying health conditions except one under investigation.
  • Alabama: State health officer issued stay at home order and strict quarantine requirements on April 3.
  • Nevada
  • Mississippi
  • Utah

States with case count in the range of 700 to 1499 (as of April 5)

  • Oklahoma
  • Idaho
  • Oregon: On April 3, Oregon health authority reported Oregon’s 22nd COVID-19 death in a 71-year-old man in Polk County. On April 4, four additional deaths were reported in four elderly persons between 59-77 years old from Marion and Multnomah counties. On April 5, another death was reported in a 62-year-old female in Multnomah County. All except one person had underlying medical conditions.
  • Washington D.C.: The district reported additional COVID-19 related deaths on April 2, April 3 and April 4, bringing the District’s total to 22. The deceased were all above 45 years old. 
  • Kentucky
  • Minnesota
  • Rhode Island: Dr. Alexander-Scott announced additional COVID-19 associated fatalities on April 3, April 4 and April 5, bringing the total fatalities to 25. Most of them were residents of nursing homes in their 60s-90s. 
  • Iowa: On April 4, IDPH reported three additional deaths in two older adults (61-80 years) from Linn and Polk Counties and a middle-aged adult (41-60 years) from Henry County. On April 5, eight additional deaths were reported in four older adults from Polk, Johnson and Washington counties, and four elderly (81+) from Appanoose, Polk, Linn and Scott counties.
  • Arkansas
  • Kansas

States with case count in the range of 300 to 699 (as of April 5)

  • Delaware: Two additional deaths were reported on April 3 involving two New Castle County female residents in their 60s-90s with underlying health conditions.
  • New Hampshire: DHHS announced four additional COVID-19 deaths in residents of Hillsborough County who were over 60 years old on April 3 and April 4
  • New Mexico: On April 3, the Department of Health reported three additional deaths in COVID-19 from three male residents from Bernalillo and Sandoval Counties in their 70s-90s. In addition, the City of Albuquerque reported an outbreak of COVID-19 at a long-term care facility where two residents in their 80s-90s had died. All deceased were reported to have underlying health conditions. 
  • Vermont: On April 3, the Department of Health expanded COVID-19 testing to a broader group of Vermonters to include those who have mild to moderate symptoms.
  • Puerto Rico: Local department of health, on April 5, confirmed that the number of deaths from COVID-19 has risen to 20.
  • Maine: Governor Mills issued an Executive Order mandating quarantine restrictions on travelers arriving in Maine to protect public health and safety on April 3.
  • Hawaii: Hawaii reported additional deaths related to COVID-19 on April 3 and April 4 respectively. The deceased were elderly adults from O‘ahu and East O‘ahu.
  • Nebraska: On April 4, Nebraska health department reported two COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing the total to eight. Both were above 70 years old and with underlying health conditions.
  • West Virginia: The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), on April 5, confirmed the state’s third COVID-19 death in a 76-year old male with underlying health conditions from Monongalia County. Gov. Jim Justice expanded the Executive Order to additional counties to further protect West Virginians.

States with case count in the range of 100 to 299 (as of April 5)

  • Montana
  • South Dakota
  • North Dakota
  • Wyoming
  • Alaska: On April 4, DHSS reported two additional deaths in a middle-aged male in Anchor Point and an older female from Fairbanks. On April 5, another death was reported in a 71-year-old Anchorage resident who acquired the infection outside of Alaska.
  • Guam: Fourth COVID-19 related fatality on Guam was reported on April 3 in a 67-year-old female with underlying health issues. On April 5, Governor Leon Guerrero signed Executive Order 2020-09, relative to additional social isolation measures and extended the public health emergency until May 5, 2020. 

States with case count in the range of 1 to 99 (as of April 5)

SOURCE: CDC; State Health Agencies
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