Coronavirus: total USA cases and deaths, real-time map, 2 April
Updates on the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases, deaths and discharged patients, both in the United States and across the world.
This article is now out of date. You can follow the US' coronavirus numbers for Friday 3 April here.
Confirmed US coronavirus cases
As of 02:00 CEST on Friday 3 April (20:00 EDT, 17:00 PDT), there were a total of 244,230 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the US, with 5,883 deaths. 10,403 people in the country have officially recovered after contracting Covid-19.
Worldwide real-time coronavirus map
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Worldwide coronavirus cases
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide at the above time stood at 1,014,296. In total, 52,982 people have died from Covid-19, while 212,018 have recovered from the disease.
US coronavirus news
As the US death toll passed 5,000 on Wednesday, America president Donald Trump said the coronavirus pandemic has left the country's stockpile of protective equipment severely depleted.
“We’ve asked states where they have large manufacturers of different types of equipment to use those local factories, those local plants and have it made directly, ship it right into the hospitals," Trump said. "We’re shipping things right in. We have, as you know, almost 10,000 ventilators which we need for flexibility. It’s sounds like a lot but it’s not.”
On Thursday the president caused a stir with a tweet pointing at the behaviour of some states.
Massive amounts of medical supplies, even hospitals and medical centers, are being delivered directly to states and hospitals by the Federal Government. Some have insatiable appetites & are never satisfied (politics?). Remember, we are a backup for them. The complainers should...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 2, 2020
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