Coronavirus Trackers & Interactives
  • State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus

    As of May 28, all but two states have eased or lifted at least one social distancing requirement. This includes 23 that have lifted stay-at-home orders. From May 21 to May 28, restaurants reopened to dine-in service in 4 more states, and 4 more states eased or lifted their gatherings ban.
  • COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker

    This tracker provides the number of cases and deaths from novel coronavirus by country, the trend in case and death counts by country, and a global map of showing which countries have cases and deaths. There have been over 5.4 million confirmed cases and 346,000 confirmed deaths worldwide.

  • Medicaid Emergency Authority Tracker: Approved State Actions to Address COVID-19

    34 states are now addressing the coronavirus emergency with Medicaid/CHIP Disaster Relief State Plan Amendments (SPAs) after CMS issued approvals for Iowa, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Utah on May 18. This tracker also includes details on Section 1135 waivers and 1915 (c) Waiver Appendix K strategies and is regularly updated.

  • COVID-19 and Related State Data

    Use this tool to create custom reports of COVID-19 and related state data. Group COVID-19 cases and deaths with indicators like total hospital beds, health insurance coverage and unemployment claims.

May polling on coronavirus

Latest Polling
of Democrats say they wear a mask “every time” they leave their house. This is almost twice as likely as Republicans (37%).
of the public think it is at least somewhat likely that they will resume going to a dental or medical appointment in person in the next three months.
of adults — across party identification — say they think their state is moving at about the right speed in easing social distancing restrictions and opening businesses.
of Republicans living in a state with a Republican governor say that the speed their state is easing social distancing restrictions and opening businesses is “about right.”

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  • Column

    Coronavirus’ Unequal Economic Toll

    In this column by Drew Altman in Axios, he finds almost half of African Americans and Latinos are struggling to pay their bills because of coronavirus. “This pain would surely be worse without Washington’s relief efforts. Even so, the hardship is real, and that strengthens the case for more aid and better targeting to the families that need it most.”

  • Column

    The Coronavirus Economy Could Make a Medicare Buy-in More Popular

    In this Axios column, Drew Altman analyzes recent unemployment numbers for older workers and discusses how millions of uninsured older workers could lead to a greater push for incremental Medicare expansion proposals.

  • Column

    Reopening is a Risk for Republican Governors

    In an Axios column, Drew Altman analyzes recent data on COVID-19 cases and deaths and finds “The hardest-hit areas so far have mostly been in states with Democratic governors. But the number of coronavirus cases is now increasing more quickly in states with Republican governors.”

  • Column

    Most Americans are Practicing Social Distancing

    Drew Altman analyzes data showing surprising numbers of Americans of all ages are sheltering in place and reporting social distancing, and discusses the implications in an Axios column.

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31 states

In 31 of the 39 states reporting COVID-19 deaths, black individuals made up a higher share compared to their share of the total population. In LA, MS, SC, GA and DC, black individuals accounted for half or more of all deaths from COVID-19.

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