June 2, 2020

COVID-19: More than 26,000 new cases reported in US

According to CDC's update on June 1, the case count of COVID-19 in the US stands at 1,787,680* cases, including 104,396* deaths, in 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Marianas, and US Virgin Islands) jurisdictions. The CDC noted that this represents an increase of 26,177 cases and 696 deaths compared to the update on May 31.

* As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020. The position statement included a case definition and made COVID-19 a nationally notifiable disease.

A confirmed case or death is defined by meeting confirmatory laboratory evidence for COVID-19.

A probable case or death is defined by one of the following:

  • Meeting clinical criteria AND epidemiologic evidence with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for COVID-19
  • Meeting presumptive laboratory evidence AND either clinical criteria OR epidemiologic evidence
  • Meeting vital records criteria with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for COVID19

Updates from state health departments are as follows.

New York

According to the New York State Department of Health update on June 1, there were 371,711 cases and 23,959 deaths of COVID-19 reported in the state - an increase of 941 cases and 54 deaths from the preceding day.

New York City accounted for 49% of those additional cases with 461 new cases reported on June 1, bringing the city's total to 203,764 cases.

Meanwhile, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo also announced the lowest rate of positive test results since the pandemic began. The State performed 50,000 tests on May 31 with less than 2 percent returning positive.

New Jersey

As of June 1, there have been 160,918 cases of COVID-19 and 11,721 deaths reported in the state. This represents an increase of 473 cases and 23 deaths from June 1.

Commissioner of Health Judith Persichilli updated at the press briefing on June 1 that there are now a total of 31 cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children reported in the state. The Commissioner added that no new cases were reported on May 31 but there have been five additional cases reported since May 29. There have been no deaths. The ages of the children affected range from 1 to 18; 21 out of the 31 have tested positive for COVID-19, six are still currently hospitalized.

Illinois

On June 1, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced 974 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional deaths.

  • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 4 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+
  • Kankakee County: 3 males 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 70s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 121,234 cases, including 5,412 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois.

California

As of June 1, there were 113,006 positive cases and 4,251 deaths reported in California. This represents an increase of 2,423 cases and 38 deaths compared to the preceding day.

Massachusetts

According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), there were 3,840^ new cases and 189^ new deaths reported in the state on June 1, bringing the statewide total to 100,805 cases and 7,035 deaths. There were 1,747 cases being hospitalized and there were 404 (23%) cases currently in intensive care unit.

^ DPH announced that the department will begin reporting both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and deaths. The change is in accordance with guidance from the CDC. The newly reported totals on June 1 are a result of a retrospective review of probable cases and deaths dating back to March 1, 2020. Of the new cases/deaths reported on June 1, there were 3,514 probable cases and 141 probable deaths.

Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of 12:00 a.m, June 1, that there were 356 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 72,282.

There were 5,567 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 12 new deaths.

Texas

As of June 1, there were 64,880 cases and 1,678 deaths of COVID-19 reported in Texas - an increase of 593 cases and 6 deaths compared to the preceding day. COVID-19 cases are now reported in 231 counties out of 254 counties in the state.

States with case count in the range of 30000 to 59999 (as of June 1)

States with case count in the range of 15000 to 29999 (as of June 1)

States with case count in the range of 8000 to 14999 (as of June 1)

  • Rhode Island: On June 1, RIDOH updated that there were 2 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities, bringing total fatalities to 720.
  • Nebraska
  • Missouri
  • South Carolina: DHEC reported 6 additional COVID-19 related deaths in the state on June 1, bringing total fatalities to 500. The deceased were elderly individuals from Colleton (2), Fairfield (2), Horry (1), and Lexington (1) Counties. 
  • Kentucky: Commissioner for Public Health reported 8 new deaths in four women in their 80s-90s and four men in their 30s, 50s, 70s-80s from Campbell, Gallatin, Grayson, Jefferson, Kenton and Logan Counties on June 1, raising the statewide death toll to 439.
  • Kansas
  • Utah
  • Delaware: Delaware Public Health announced 2 new deaths in two men of age ranging from 30 to 77 from New Castle County; both deceased had underlying health conditions. In total, 368 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19.
  • Washington D.C: The District reported 2 additional COVID-19 related deaths in a man and a woman in their 70s-80s, bringing total fatalities to 468. 
  • Nevada

States with case count in the range of 4000 to 7999 (as of June 1)

  • New Mexico: The Department of Health on June 1 reported 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19 in New Mexico, bringing the death toll to 362. The deceased were two women and four men in their 30s-60s from McKinley, Otero, San Juan, and Socorro Counties; most of the deceased had underlying health conditions. 
  • Arkansas
  • Oklahoma
  • South Dakota
  • New Hampshire
  • Oregon: Oregon reported on June 1 its 154th COVID-19 death in a 59-year-old man in Marion County who had underlying medical conditions.

States with case count in the range of 1000 to 3999 (as of June 1)

States with case count in the range of 100 to 999 (as of June 1)

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

SOURCE: CDC; State Health Agencies