The numbers for the COVID-19 pandemic in Guilford County, North Carolina, the US and the world at this point are lower than the projections that were made at the beginning of the crisis.
The latest numbers from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) updated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14 are that there are 5,024 laboratory-confirmed cases. In North Carolina with a population of 10.5 million, so far there have been 108 deaths attributed to COVID-19. Currently there are 418 people with COVID-19 hospitalized and cases have been confirmed in 93 of the 100 counties in the state, which means seven counties in North Carolina have not had a single confirmed case.
NCDHHS also breaks the figures down by county, and according to those figures Guilford County, with a population of 530,000, has had 137 confirmed cases and 10 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
Wake County, now the most populous county in the state with 1.1 million people, has had 501 confirmed cases and no deaths. Mecklenburg County, which also has 1.1 million people, has had 993 confirmed cases and 14 deaths.
So far in the state 65,039 people have been tested for COVID-19.
In the US with a population of 330 million, as of 4 p.m. on Monday, April 13, the total number of confirmed cases since Jan. 22 is 554,849 and the total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 21,942.
The latest report from the World Health Organization is that worldwide there have been 1.7 million confirmed cases with 76,498 new cases reported in the previous 24 hours. WHO also reports 111,652 deaths, with 5,702 deaths reported in the previous 24 hours.
A week previously, on April 6, WHO reported 1.2 million confirmed cases with 77,200 new cases reported in the previous 24 hours and 67,594 deaths with 4,810 COVID-19 deaths reported in the previous 24 hours.