Updated October 31st, 2022
(no longer updated regularly)
The latest official numbers:
Global (last 28 days)
USA (last 28 days)
Global Deaths (last 28 days)
Total Reported Cases
USA Confirmed Cases
Various dynamic maps are updated regularly and provide difference insights on the current data.
Aersol Infectivity: “This is what people have been clamoring for,” said Linsey Marr, an expert in airborne spread of viruses who was not involved in the work. “It’s unambiguous evidence that there is infectious virus in aerosols.” - infectious virus at 16 ft.
Airborne Transmission shown up to 26 feet: outbreak in German meat processing plant. Transmissions took place over long distances in air-conditioned working areas
How does it spread?
While there is a lot to learn about this new strain, the CDC reports most commonly spread from an infected person to others through:
- the air by coughing and sneezing
- close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
- touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your face before washing your hands
- rarely, fecal contamination