Wed 10 Feb 2021 08.16 EST
The US emerged as an early hotspot for coronavirus and it continues to have some of the highest case and death rates in the world. Joe Biden took office in January with an ambitious plan to fight back the virus, following a Trump administration that was criticized for being slow to act. The US still currently leads the world in both confirmed Covid-19 cases and deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
It’s important to point out that the actual death toll is believed to be far higher than the tally compiled from government figures.
Map numbers shown below are read in from Johns Hopkins University.
Table values shown below are read in from Johns Hopkins University.