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CORONAVIRUS IN THE US TERRITORIES

As the entire world deals with the crisis brought by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus of the coronavirus family, and the COVID-19 illness, media outlets have focused on reporting cases in the United States. However, oftentimes they fail to include the US territories in their maps and graphics, hence why we are providing this simple dashboard with the data of cases in the territories.

Data from The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic, based on reports from state and local health agencies. 

Timeline of cases in the territories

Worldwide cases

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Guam economy begins bouncing back with federal aid

On March 13, 2020, when the global pandemic first started, Guam was affected like every other nation and territory in the world. Guam’s tourism-dependent economy fell apart as people stopped traveling to avoid catching COVID-19. By the end of 2020, the economy had...

American Samoa set on achieving a 90% vaccination rate

In the wake of a small Coronavirus outbreak of 8 cases, American Samoa has decided to focus on getting the rest of its population vaccinated. Given that the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11, they are also...

Puerto Rico, success story

The Economist highlights Puerto Rico's success at handling the pandemic, despite the many challenges the US territory has been facing for years prior to when the coronavirus first appeared. "Hurricane Maria killed about 3,000 people and left parts of Puerto Rico...

After its first COVID-19 case, American Samoa focuses on vaccines

On September 19, 2021, American Samoa reported its first positive test of the Coronavirus. The territory made it through the first 18 months of the pandemic without one, due to first, closed borders, then strict lockdowns and extensive testing and a 14-day quarantine...

COVID-19 cases continue declining in the US Virgin Islands

During the Government House weekly press briefing, US Virgin Islands Assistant Health Commissioner Dr. Nicole Craigwell-Syms reported that active COVID-19 cases in the territory continue their decline throughout the USVI. Residents were reminded that anyone 5 and...

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