National COVID-19 Update

April 1, 2020

Current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures show a total of 186,101 confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. in 55 states and U.S. territories, with 3,603 deaths. New York state leads the nation with more than 74,000 cases, followed by New Jersey which has more than 22,000 cases and California which has more than 8,100 cases.

The latest CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report describes the presymptomatic transmission of the coronavirus in Singapore. The report describes seven clusters of COVID-19 transmission before the person had any symptoms of being infected.

The U.S. Dept. of Labor has issued questions and answers on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

The latest WHO situation report shows more than 750,800 COVID-19 cases globally, with over 36,400 deaths. The European Region leads the world in cases and deaths, with nearly 424,000 confirmed cases with nearly 27,000 deaths. The Region of the Americas (includes the U.S.) is in second place, reporting more than 163,000 cases and more than 2,800 deaths.