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    Common Questions

    How many cases have been reported in the United States?

    COVID-19 case counts for the United States are updated regularly online. See the current U.S. case count of COVID-19. src: Cdc.gov

    Am I at risk for COVID-19 in the United States?

    This is a rapidly evolving situation and the risk assessment may change daily. The latest updates are available on CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website. src: Cdc.gov

    If I have recovered from COVID-19, will I be immune to it?

    CDC and partners are investigating to determine if you can get sick with COVID-19 more than once. At this time, we are not sure...

    What is antibody testing? And can I be tested using this method?

    Antibody testing checks a sample of a person’s blood to look for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These antibodies are produced...

    What kind of test is being used to diagnose if I have COVID-19?

    There are actually many tests being used to diagnose COVID-19 that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized for use during the...

    Can a person test negative and later test positive for COVID-19?

    Using the CDC-developed viral test, a negative result means that the virus that causes COVID-19 was not found in the person’s sample. In the...
    All countries
    1,526,887
    Total deaths
    Updated on December 5, 2020 11:58 am
    Italy
    58,852
    Total deaths
    Updated on December 5, 2020 11:58 am
    Spain
    46,252
    Total deaths
    Updated on December 5, 2020 11:58 am
    UK
    60,617
    Total deaths
    Updated on December 5, 2020 11:58 am
    France
    54,767
    Total deaths
    Updated on December 5, 2020 11:58 am

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Should I make my own hand sanitizer if I can’t find it in the stores?

    CDC recommends handwashing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or, using alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol when soap...

    What cleaning products should I use to protect against COVID-19?

    Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.  If surfaces are...

    Should contact lens wearers take special precautions to prevent COVID-19?

    Currently there is no evidence to suggest contact lens wearers are more at risk for acquiring COVID-19 than eyeglass wearers. Contact lens wearers...

    Is it okay for me to donate blood?

    In healthcare settings across the United States, donated blood is a lifesaving, essential part of caring for patients. The need for donated blood is...

    Am I at risk for COVID-19 from mail, packages, or products?

    There is still a lot that is unknown about COVID-19 and how it spreads. Coronaviruses are thought to be spread most often by respiratory...

    Does CDC recommend the use of facemask or face coverings to prevent COVID-19?

    In light of new data about how COVID-19 spreads, along with evidence of widespread COVID-19 illness in communities across the country, CDC recommends that...