COVID-19 Updates

How COVID-19 Can Spread in the Community and COVID-19 Updates

This message includes updates on the  COVID-19  response from CDC. The COVID-19 Outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated on the  COVID-19 Situation Summary  as it becomes available.

How COVID-19 Can Spread in a Community –  Video

This  video  explains how COVID-19 can spread in a community using an example featured in an April 2020 CDC MMWR. Investigation of COVID-19 cases in Chicago identified a cluster of 16 confirmed or probably cases, including three deaths, likely resulting from one introduction. Extended family gatherings, including a funeral and birthday party, likely facilitated transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in this cluster.

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S.

As of May 11, 2020

In the United States, there have been 1,324,488 confirmed cases of COVID-19 detected through U.S. public health surveillance systems in 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

CDC provides updated U.S. case information online daily.