COVID-19 confirmed cases continue to rise at exponential rates in the US. Here is a plot of Our World Data’s 3/29/20 confirmed COVID-19 cases for US, Italy, Spain, UK, China and S
China and S Korea’s trajectories have flattened, Italy seems to be rising at a slower rate while the US and UK do not show any decrease in growth rates as of 3/29/20.
COVID-19 cases are increasing at exponential rates across many countries. Our World Data (link) is providing daily updates on the number of confirmed COVID-19 by country. Here is the March 20, 2020 chart.
This interactive chart lets you highlight the trajectory for a specific country and compare it to the number of confirmed cases for other countries by day after the 100th confirmed case. Viewers can also download a CSV file of the data by pressing the DATA tab. this can be helpful to to prepare COVID-19 trajectory charts for just a few countries to help seeing the trends for specific countries.
This chart shows Italy’s trajectory because it is the country with the highest number of confirmed cases. S Korea is also included to show a country that has been able to stabilize their number of confirmed cases.
The 3/21/20 data shows that the US trajectory has now passed where Italy was on the 18th day, indicating that we are currently on a path comparable to Italy’s.