Coronavirus live updates: India's case count jumps by more than 96,000

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 946,000 people worldwide.

9/18/2020 1:11:00 PM

LATEST: There were 44,360 new cases of COVID-19 identified in the United States on Thursday, according to a real-time count kept by Johns Hopkins University.

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 946,000 people worldwide.

US sees rise in both new cases and deaths over past weekWeek-over-week comparisons show the number of new COVID-19 cases and the number of new deaths are both increasing in the United States, according to an internal memo from the Federal Emergency Management Agency obtained by ABC News on Thursday night.

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Eleven U.S. states and territories are in an upward trajectory of new cases, while 12 jurisdictions are at a plateau and 32 others are going down, the memo said.There were 269,769 new cases confirmed across the nation during the period of Sept 10-16, a 5.3% jump from the previous week. Meanwhile, 6,015 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded during that same period, a 16.3% increase compared with the seven days prior, according to the memo.

The national positivity rate for COVID-19 tests ticked downward slightly to 4.5%, compared with 5.1% for the previous week, the memo said.FEMA maps and charts also show a number of emerging COVID-19 hotspots in Wisconsin, which reported a record-breaking 2,034 new cases on Thursday.

Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty ImagesCardboard cutouts of people are placed by the counter of a bar, helping customers to respect social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Key West, Florida, on Sept. 17, 2020.Cardboard cutouts of people are placed by the counter of a bar, helping customers to respect social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Key West, Florida, on Sept. 17, 2020.

Meanwhile, in Arkansas, 12.9% of new cases on Sept. 11 were attributed to colleges and universities. Half of all cases in the state are individuals aged 18 to 44, according to the memo.In Florida, data released by the state health department shows that cases among children younger than 18 have increased by 26% since schools reopened for in-person instruction a month ago. The northern city of Gainesville reported a 91% relative increase in new cases during the period of Sept. 7-13, compared to the seven days prior. The spike was linked to outbreaks among sports teams and other students at the University of Florida, where the COVID-19 test positivity rate stands at 27.1%, the memo said.

In Indiana's Monroe County, new cases increased by a relative rate of 61.9% during the period of Sept. 7-13, compared to the previous week. The surge continues to be driven by Indiana University's campus in Bloomington, where fraternity and sorority housing had a COVID-19 test positivity rate of 24.56% for the week ending Sept. 11, according to the memo.

ABC News' Josh Margolin contributed to this report. Read more: ABC News »

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30% OF DEATHS OVER STATED! How many are symptomatic? How many are actually feeling ill? If they have covid and aren't actually sick this is all meaningless More BS Skip Before getting scared consider this: 1. Number of cases =\\= number of currently sick people. 2. Some of this cases are up to 6 weeks old. 3. The false positive rate due to people testing several times and test inaccuracy falls around 30%.

thanks, Donald. Nice timing for Big ten And Johns Hopkins is so reliable...funded by Michael Bloomberg!! dont worry no trump supporter has died from covid it is a hoax according to trump Less than 1% of Americans 😱 How many have symptoms? China must apologise to this because the CCP produced the virus! Bull Shit. They over count people retesting as new cases. They never go back and edit the false positives. They inflate that number every conceivable way. Plus the number of infected is meaningless. You actually want infection amount young healthy people to buil immunity.

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Asia Today: India's coronavirus cases jump by another 96KIndia’s coronavirus cases have jumped by more than 96,000 cases, showing little sign of leveling. The new figures sent India's total past 5.21 million people infected. The health ministry says 1,174 more people have died. And that's with the limited resource testing they have ... I would assume actual cases are more than 5 times the recorded numbers Population-1,400,000,000 Wait and watch this numbers could go upto 150,000 new fresh cases in upcoming months.

Asia Today: India's gov't criticized for handling of virusAsia Today: India counted another record daily increase of coronavirus infections after Modi’s government faced scathing opposition criticism in Parliament for its handling of the pandemic and a contracting economy that has left millions jobless. Iooops globalists are pissed off at Moodi pissed off st Trump grrr The virus was launched to protect democrats somethings don’t add up Welcome to the incompetent government officials who think that they are fantastic. Especially a president who THINKS he knows more about everything than those who are specialists in their field. He’s the best at filing bankruptcy, we know that’s a fact, he’s a specialist.

Explainer: Why Singapore's COVID-19 death rate is the world's lowestSingapore has the lowest coronavirus case fatality count globally, with just 27 deaths among the more than 57,000 people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian island. The link is broken. Once again, you omitted Taiwan Bc it wasn't political in that country

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