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An interactive map compares coronavirus outbreaks across US states, based on case totals, cases per capita, and test results

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Brendan McDermid/Reuters
The US has confirmed more than 1.5 million coronavirus cases , more than any country in the world. It has the third-highest number of cases per capita.
Some states' testing efforts still lag , however, meaning case counts alone may underestimate the scope of their outbreaks.
Considering case totals in the context of states' differing population sizes and testing efforts paints a more complete picture.
These maps show the total number of COVID-19 cases in each US state and territory, as well as cases per capita and the portion of tests conducted that have come back...
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8 countries have coronavirus death rates above 10%, either due to disaster or limited testing

8 countries have coronavirus death rates above 10%, either due to disaster or limited testing

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Anton Vaganov/Reuters
The coronavirus ' death rate - a calculation of deaths out of total confirmed cases - varies by place and population.
Eight countries currently have death rates higher than 10% , while others are lower than 1%.
Factors like a population's average age, a country's testing capacity, and government responses can influence the death rate.
Experts think the true death rate may be as low as 1% if everybody were tested, but that's still far deadlier than the flu .
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