This page is a resource to increase awareness regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here, you will find the latest statistics, news, and information, as well as the ongoing efforts by HSP’s extensive global network of partners to combat the coronavirus. This page will be updated daily with the latest information.
COVID-19 Daily Update
Last Updated May 29, 2020 at 9:45 a.m. ET | See Citation
U.S. Tracking Statistics
50 states with confirmed cases
- New York: 371,559
- New Jersey: 157,815
- Illinois: 116,128
- California: 104,071
22,000+ cases in last 24 hours
U.S. Department of State International Travel Health Advisory: LEVEL 4 – DO NOT TRAVEL
Global Tracking Statistics
188+ countries with confirmed cases
- United States: 1,722,419
- Brazil: 438,238
- Russia: 387,623
- United Kingdom: 270,508
104,505 new cases and 4,221 new deaths in last 24 hours
WHO Global Risk Assessment: VERY HIGH
Map of Confirmed Cases in U.S. by State and Territory
click image to enlarge
Tests Performed v. Confirmed Cases in U.S. by State
click image to enlarge
COVID-19 Country Case Count Trajectory
click image to enlarge
COVID-19 Country Death Count Trajectory
click image to enlarge
The data on this page has been collected from the following sources.
New York Times, Johns Hopkins’ CSSE, Financial Times, World Health Organization, USA Today, Statista, Politico, Bloomberg
From Our Partners
HSP’s extensive network of partners around the world are working tirelessly to strengthen capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the onset of the outbreak, our partners have been champions of health security, working to raise awareness, train health and laboratory professionals to enhance preparedness, and support the response to COVID-19 infections in their countries.
This past weekend, Dr. Asghar Ali and Dr. Murad Khan from the Association of Biorisk Management (ABM), one of HSP’s collaborating partners, appeared on Abaseen FM’s daily agricultural program, which reaches approximately seven million listeners throughout Pakistan.
In the Kurdish region of Iraq, HSP Fellow Dr. Osama Shareef is leading teams at the ASA Hospital and Sarchner Center, both in Sulaymaniyah City, to conduct COVID-19 PCR testing. Between the two sites, they are running up to 545 tests daily, which is critical to Iraq’s efforts to identify and contain the spread of the coronavirus.
In Turkey, HSP Partner Dr. Hakan Gülerce, Harran University Migration Policy Application and Research Center (HÜGÖÇ), and his collaborator Dr. Veysel Bozkurt, Istanbul University, are leading a survey on the sociological impact of COVID-19.
In the Philippines, our longstanding partner, the Biorisk Management Office (BRMO) of the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine (RITM), Department of Health, launched their biosafety and biosecurity webinar series – Biosafety Xchange on Facebook Live to support the COVID-19 response.
Samreen Sarwar, HSP Technical Advisor in Pakistan, on when and how to use face masks. Part 1. Instruction in Urdu.
Samreen Sarwar, HSP Technical Advisor in Pakistan, on when and how to use face masks. Part 2. Instruction in Urdu.
HSP Fellow Dr. Arwa Mujahiid on how to prevent COVID-19 and advice to the general public. Instruction in Arabic.
News & Information
Featured articles about COVID-19, including the latest developments as well as expert opinions and advice on prevention and treatment.Coronavirus Depresses U.S. Consumer Spending in April-Reuters, 5/29Coronavirus: How Turkey Took Control of Covid-19 Emergency-BBC News, 5/29Tech’s First Big Plan to Tackle Covid-19 Stumbles: ‘An App Is Not Going to Fix This’-The Wall Street Journal, 5/29Pandemic Upends State Plans To Expand Health Insurance-Politico, 5/28Most Countries Fail to Capture Extent of Covid-19 Deaths-The Wall Street Journal, 5/28Wastewater Testing Gains Traction As A Covid-19 Early Warning System-STAT, 5/28House Passes Bill To Grant Flexibility For Small Business Aid Program-The Hill, 5/28Just 3 States Meet These Basic Criteria To Reopen And Stay Safe-Vox, 5/28California Hospitals Struggle Financially After Preparing For COVID-19 Surge That Never Came-Reuters, 5/282.1 Million New Unemployment Claims Filed Last Week, As Workers Still Struggle To Get Benefits-Politico, 5/28Ethical Guidelines For COVID-19 Tracing Apps-Nature, 5/28Why The Small Business Rescue Program Has Slowed Way Down-NPR, 5/28After COVID-19, European Commission Pushes For More Foreign Aid-Devex, 5/28The U.S. Death Toll Has Reached 100,000.-The Washington Post, 5/27As India’s Lockdown Ends, Exodus From Cities Risks Spreading COVID-19 Far And Wide-Science Magazine, 5/27Health Officials Nervously Eye Emerging Hotspots-The Hill, 5/27Fauci Says He Wears A Mask To Be A Symbol of What ‘You Should Be Doing’-CNN, 5/27The Epic Battle Against Coronavirus Misinformation And Conspiracy Theories-Nature, 5/27Yes, Blame WHO for Its Disastrous Coronavirus Response-Foreign Policy, 5/27The Future of Health And Medicine in Low- And Middle-Income Countries-Devex, 5/27Spike in South Korea Virus Cases Shows Perils of Reopening-The Associated Press, 5/27Experts Decry FDA’s Halting of a High-Profile Covid-19 Study Over Approvals-STAT, 5/27As Lockdown Orders Lift, Can Cities Prevent A Traffic Catastrophe?-NPR, 5/27Taxpayers Paid To Develop Remdesivir But Will Have No Say When Gilead Sets The Price-The Washington Post, 5/26Merck, One of Big Pharma’s Biggest Players, Reveals Its COVID-19 Vaccine and Therapy Plans-Science Magazine, 5/26Special Report: Bolsonaro Brought in His Generals to Fight Coronavirus. Brazil is Losing The Battle-Reuters, 5/26Pandemic Lockdowns Loosen as U.S. Deaths Near 100,000-The Wall Street Journal, 5/26If African Governments Won’t Act, the People Will-Foreign Policy, 5/26Coronavirus: How Scared Should We Be?-BBC News, 5/26A Looming Financial Meltdown For America’s Schools-NPR, 5/26‘It’s Very, Very Different’: COVID-19 Forces New Era of Development Cooperation-Devex, 5/26As Covid-19 Tears Through Navajo Nation, Young People Step Up To Protect Their Elders-STAT, 5/26France Clamps Down on Hydroxychloroquine Use For Covid-19-Politico, 5/26The Meat Industry is Trying To Get Back To Normal. But Workers Are Still Getting Sick — And Shortages May Get Worse.-The Washington Post, 5/25‘The Disease is Ripping Through’: Why Coronavirus is Devastating California’s Pacific Islanders-The Guardian, 5/22Birx Says DC Metro Area Has Highest Positivity Rate For Coronavirus-The Hill, 5/22Scientists Baffled By Decision To Stop A Pioneering Coronavirus Testing Project-Nature, 5/22Trump Says CDC Will Deem Places of Worship ‘Essential’-The Wall Street Journal, 5/22How to Build A Global Health Security Movement-Devex, 5/22President Trump Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Staff, As U.S. Mourns Nearly 100,000 Dead-NPR, 5/22Ranking The Global Impact of The Coronavirus Pandemic, Country By Country-Politico, 5/22The World Needs Covid-19 Vaccines. It May Also Be Overestimating Their Power-STAT, 5/22Virus ‘Does Not Spread Easily’ From Contaminated Surfaces or Animals, Revised CDC Website States-The Washington Post, 5/21Ten Reasons Why Immunity Passports Are A Bad Idea-Nature, 5/2138.6 Million Have Filed For Unemployment Since March-NPR, 5/21‘It’s Something I Have Never Seen’: How The Covid-19 Virus Hijacks Cells-STAT, 5/21Why The US Has The Most Reported Coronavirus Cases in The World-The Hill, 5/21To Fix the COVID-19 Testing Gap, Take a Lesson from GM (or The Pentagon)-Just Security, 5/21Coronavirus Hot Spots Erupt Across The Country; Experts Warn of Second Wave in South-The Washington Post, 5/20See Which States Are Reopening and Which Are Still Shut Down – NYT, 5/20Coronavirus: Brazil headed for catastrophe – DW, 5/19Global emissions plunged an unprecedented 17 percent during the coronavirus pandemic – Washington Post, 5/19How COVID-19 Deaths Are Counted – Scientific American, 5/19Trump threatens to halt WHO funding, review U.S. membership – Reuters, 5/19Philippines: How women pay the price of pandemic-induced healthcare shortages – DW, 5/19U.S. CDC plans sweeping COVID-19 antibody study in 25 metropolitan areas – Reuters, 5/18Coronavirus Vaccine From Moderna Shows Early Signs of Viral Immune Response – Bloomberg, 5/18Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Encouraging Early Results in Human Safety Trial-The Washington Post, 5/18Prolonged COVID-19 virus shedding noted in China – CIDRAP, 5/18Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine – Washington Post, 5/18China Announces $2 Billion in Virus Help At WHO Assembly-Politico, 5/18How Covid-19 is Threatening Central America’s Economic Lifeline-BBC News, 5/18Life As a Covid-19 Contact Tracer: Sleuthing, Stress, And Veering Off-Script-STAT, 5/18Unprecedented World Health Assembly Convenes Online As Pandemic Rages-NPR, 5/17A Majority of Americans Going to Work Fear Exposing Their Household to The Coronavirus-The Washington Post, 5/15Under An ‘America First’ President, Will The U.S. Corner The Market on Covid-19 Vaccine?-STAT, 5/15Hopes Fade for Coronavirus Relief Deal Before June-The Hill, 5/15Trump Authorizes US DFC to Invest in Domestic COVID-19 Response-Devex, 5/15CDC Issues Tools To Guide Reopening Of Schools, Businesses, Transit-NPR, 5/14’50 states and 50 different approaches:’ States scramble to hire COVID-19 contact tracers – USA Today, 5/13‘This virus may never go away,’ WHO says – Reuters, 5/13“People living longer and healthier lives but COVID-19 threatens to throw progress off track – WHO, 5/13CDC will alert doctors to look out for syndrome in children that could be related to coronavirus – CNN, 5/13Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US – AP, 5/13
Includes updated information about travel guidance, daily situation reports, personal protection advice, FAQs, and Myth-busters.
Mapping tool that offers real-time tracking of COVID-19 spread by country. Includes information regarding case totals, deaths, recoveries, and more.
This registry includes top-ranked, COVID-19 research articles curated by experts and serves as a resource for scientists working together to address fundamental science and accelerate scientific research on SARS-CoV-2.
Includes information about virus transmission, symptoms and complications, prevention and treatment, advice for the public, FAQs, information for travelers, and more.
Johns Hopkins Medicine explains how the virus is transmitted, how it is diagnosed, and best ways to protect yourself.
The Master Question List (MQL) is intended to quickly present the current state of available information to government decision makers in the operational response to COVID-19.
LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to thousands of relevant articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access.
Updated weekly by the CDC, the MMWR provides the latest epidemiological information related to COVID-19, such as fatality rates by age and its implications for public health practice.
This course provides information on what facilities should be doing to be prepared to respond to a case of an emerging respiratory virus such as the novel coronavirus, how to identify a case once it occurs, and how to properly implement IPC measures to ensure there is no further transmission to HCW or to other patients and others in the healthcare facility.
Includes COVID-19 fact sheets, FAQs, training resources, peer reviewed references and more.
Compiled by the online study aid microbenotes.com, this page includes 10 free online COVID-19 related courses taught by the WHO, Future Learn, Coursera, and more.
This book was a project developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC MHPSS RG). “My Hero is You” is a book written for children around the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “My Hero is You” should be read by a parent, caregiver or teacher alongside a child or a small group of children. The book is available in multiple languages (including Arabic, English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Bahasa Malay, Turkish, Russian, and more) and they are open to translation into other languages by interested parties.