April 23, 2020

COVID-19: Total cases in US rise by more than 26,000

According to CDC's update on April 22, the case count of COVID-19 in the US stands at 802,583* cases, including 44,575* deaths, in 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Marianas, and US Virgin Islands) jurisdictions. This represents an increase of 26,490 cases and 2,817 deaths compared to the update on April 21.

*Total cases includes 3,981 probable cases and total deaths includes 5,862 probable deaths.

Updates from state health departments are as follows.

New York

According to the New York State Department of Health update on April 22, there were 257,216 cases and 15,302 deaths of COVID-19 reported in the state - an increase of 5,526 cases and 474 deaths from the preceding day.

New York City accounted for 56% of those additional cases with 3,107 new cases reported on April 22, bringing the city's total to 142,432 cases.

Fatalities by age groups are as follows:

  • 0-9 years old: 2 (0.01%)
  • 10-19 years old: 6 (0.03%)
  • 20-29 years old: 58 (0.4%)
  • 30-39 years old: 235 (1.5%)
  • 40-49 years old: 563(3.7%)
  • 50-59 years old: 1,520 (9.9%)
  • 60-69 years old: 3,062 (20.0%)
  • 70-79 years old: 4,070 (26.6%)
  • 80-89 years old: 3,882 (25.4%)
  • 90 and above: 1,870 (12.2%)
  • Unknown: 34 (0.2%)

Out of 15,302 fatalities reported in the state, 13,623 (89%) had at least one commorbidity. Of these, most of them had hypertension (8,774), followed by diabetes (5,714) and hyperlipidemia (3,197).

New Jersey

As of April 22, there have been 95,865 cases of COVID-19 and 5,063 deaths reported in the state. This represents an increase of 3,478 new cases and 310 additional deaths from April 21.

There were 7,210 people being hospitalized where 1,570 (22%) were on ventilators, 1,040 (14%) under critical care and 943 (13%) under intensive care; 745 people had been discharged.

Massachusetts

According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), there were 1,745 new cases and 221 new deaths reported in the state on April 22, bringing the statewide total to 42,944 cases and 2,182 deaths. There were 3,977 cases (9%) being hospitalized.

Distribution of deceased cases by age:

  • 0 to 19: 0
  • 20 to 29: 1
  • 30 to 39: 7
  • 40 to 49: 15
  • 50 to 59: 75
  • 60 to 69: 213
  • 70 to 79: 483
  • 80+: 1,388

Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of 12:00 a.m, April 22, that there are 1,156 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 35,684. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. There were 58 new deaths reported among positive and probable cases, bringing the statewide total to 1,622.

California

As of April 21, there were 35,396 positive cases and 1,354 deaths reported in California. This represents an increase of 2,135 additional cases and 86 new deaths compared to the preceding day.

Illinois

On April 22, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced 2,049 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 98 additional deaths.

  • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 3 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 7 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 1 unknown 70s, 5 females 80s, 16 males 80s, 8 females 90s, 3 males 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 male 80s, 2 females 90s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 60s
  • Kane County: 2 males 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 90s
  • Kendall County: 1 female 60s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
  • Macon County: 1 female 60s
  • Madison County: 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Monroe County: 1 male 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 80s
  • Will County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 35,108 cases, including 1,565 deaths, in 96 counties in Illinois.

Fatalities distribution by age according to IDPH is as follows:

  • <20: 2
  • 20-29: 5
  • 30-39: 27
  • 40-49: 59
  • 50-59: 141
  • 60-69: 281
  • 70-79: 406
  • 80+: 644

Michigan

Michigan reported an additional 999 cases and 113 deaths, as of April 22, 10 a.m, bringing the statewide total to 33,966 cases and 2,813 deaths.

Percentage of deceased cases by age:

  • 0 to 19: <1%
  • 20 to 29: <1%
  • 30 to 39: 1%
  • 40 to 49: 4%
  • 50 to 59: 9%
  • 60 to 69: 19%
  • 70 to 79: 27%
  • 80+: 39%

Florida

According to the Florida Department of Health, as of April 22, there were a total of 28,576 cases (Florida and non-Florida residents) and 927 deaths (Florida residents) of COVID-19 reported in the state, representing an increase of 707 new cases and 60 deaths from the preceding day.

Louisiana

On April 22, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) reported that the state’s case total stood at 25,258 - an increase of 404 cases from the preceding day. There were 1,473 deaths reported - an increase of 68 deaths.

There were 1,747 patients being hospitalized and 287 (16%) of these were on ventilators.

States with case count in the range of 10000 to 24999 (as of April 22)

States with case count in the range of 5000 to 9999 (as of April 22)

  • Tennessee
  • North Carolina
  • Missouri: Local health department released new criteria to guide evaluation and laboratory testing for COVID-19 on April 22.
  • Rhode Island: On April 22, RIDOH reported 10 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities, eight out of the ten deceased reported were nursing home residents;  bringing Rhode Island's total fatalities to 181.
  • Alabama
  • Arizona

States with case count in the range of 2500 to 4999 (as of April 22)

  • Mississippi
  • Wisconsin
  • South Carolina: On April 22, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported five additional deaths in elderly individuals from Berkeley (1), Clarendon (1), and Richland (1) Counties, and two middle-aged individuals from Greenville (1) and Spartanburg (1) Counties; bringing the total fatalities to 140.
  • Nevada
  • Iowa: IDPH on April 22 reported seven additional deaths in three middle-age adults (41-60 years) from Linn, Muscatine and Tama Counties, and four older adults (61-80 years) from Black Hawk, Muscatine and Woodbury Counties. IDPH also reported that 272 are currently hospitalized, and 1,428 have recovered.
  • Utah: On April 22, Utah Department of Health updated its public health order to allow some elective surgeries. 
  • Kentucky
  • Washington D.C.: The District on April 22 reported fifteen additional COVID-19 related deaths in nine women in their 70s-100s and six men in their 50s-90s, bringing the total to 127 deaths. 
  • Delaware: On April 22, seven additional deaths were reported in two women in their 50s-60s from New Castle and Sussex Counties, and five men of age above 60 years old from New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties. The statewide death toll to date is 89.
  • Oklahoma: OSDH on April 22 issued guidance for resuming elective surgical procedures.
  • Minnesota

States with case count in the range of 1000 to 2499 (as of April 22)

  • Arkansas
  • Kansas.
  • New Mexico: Department of Health on April 22 reported six additional deaths in three men and three women from McKinley and San Juan Counties - the deceased were in their 30s and 60s-90s. Total fatalities in New Mexico are now 71.
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Nebraska: On April 22, Nebraska DHHS announced seven additional COVID-19 deaths in Hall (3), Hamilton (1)  and Douglas (3) Counties. All deceased were above 60 years old. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the state is 45.
  • Idaho
  • New Hampshire: DHHS announced six additional deaths related to COVID-19 in two men from Rockingham County, three men of Hillsborough County, and a woman from Strafford County; all deceased were above 60 years old. 
  • Puerto Rico

States with case count in the range of 500 to 999 (as of April 22)

  • West Virginia: Three additional deaths were reported on April 22 in three women from Jackson, Kanawha and Barbour Counties; all deceased were above 60 years old.
  • Maine
  • Vermont
  • North Dakota: Local Department of Health on April 22 reported an additional COVID-19 related death in a man in his 40s from Cass County with underlying health conditions.
  • Hawaii

States with case count in the range of 100 to 499 (as of April 22)

States with case count in the range of 1 to 99 (as of April 22)

SOURCE: CDC; State Health Agencies