People with Increased Risk for Sever Illness

June 25, 2020
This message includes updates on theCOVID-19response from CDC. The COVID-19 Outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.
People Who Are at Increased Risk for Severe Illness
Everyone is at risk for getting COVID-19 if they are exposed to the virus, but some people are more likely to become severely ill, which means they may require hospitalization, intensive care, a ventilator, or they may even die. Among adults, the risk for severe illness from COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. People of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are also at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S.
As of June 25, 2020
In the United States, there have been 2,374,282 confirmed cases of COVID-19 detected through U.S. public health surveillance systems in 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
CDC provides updated U.S. case information online daily.
CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government in the public health response to COVID-19.
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