COVIDView: A Weekly Surveillance Summary of U.S. COVID-19 Activity

Number of Specimens Tested and Percent Positive for SARS-CoV-2

Number of Specimens Tested and Percent Positive for SARS-CoV-2
Updated Oct. 23, 2020

Combined U.S. Laboratories Reporting to CDC: Public Health Laboratories and a Subset of Commercial and Clinical Laboratories
March 1, 2020 – October 17, 2020
Data as of October 22, 2020
Total (includes age unknown) 0-4 years 5-17 years 18-49 years 50-64 years 65+ years
Week Spec Tested % Pos Spec Tested % Pos Spec Tested % Pos Spec Tested % Pos Spec Tested % Pos Spec Tested % Pos
202010 8,299 11.7 228 4.4 586 7.2 3,179 10 1,974 12.5 2,153 15.3
202011 48,427 10.1 976 2.1 1,968 4.2 15,567 8.8 8,391 11.8 7,917 11.9
202012 108,249 9.5 1,574 2.3 2,328 3.7 31,834 8.3 16,131 11.3 16,318 12.8
202013 134,767 14 1,266 3.8 1,435 5.6 29,916 12.7 15,586 18.7 17,640 21.4
202014 692,384 21.7 9,129 6.5 15,395 13.6 318,162 20.6 156,966 26.2 104,158 27.1
202015 676,854 21.3 7,657 8.4 15,395 15.6 299,770 20.4 156,381 24.5 106,221 26.3
202016 684,882 18.4 7,378 9 17,704 14.9 288,413 18.7 154,890 20.3 113,933 21.5
202017 879,421 15.4 8,564 8.5 23,361 14.6 358,076 16.2 192,917 15.9 156,599 16.3
202018 1,060,570 12.6 10,907 8.7 29,803 14.3 421,515 13.7 228,256 12.3 191,831 12.3
202019 1,232,568 9.9 13,871 7.5 36,535 12.4 479,813 11.1 265,110 9.1 235,264 8.8
202020 1,499,505 7.7 16,928 7.5 46,257 10.9 577,910 8.9 323,682 6.8 300,161 6.3
202021 1,819,117 6.5 19,216 7.5 53,966 10.4 724,725 7.5 386,996 5.6 349,321 5.1
202022 1,822,390 5.8 17,339 7.3 51,185 10.7 721,356 6.8 383,220 4.9 344,757 4.3
202023 2,033,365 5.5 19,962 7.9 60,088 10.4 845,471 6.7 412,328 4.5 361,638 3.8
202024 2,233,536 6.1 23,874 8.5 73,731 10.9 973,302 7.7 437,559 4.9 361,196 3.7
202025 2,526,609 7.9 30,219 9.8 99,110 11.9 1,164,196 10.1 477,811 6.1 372,118 4.2
202026 2,988,302 9.3 38,207 10.5 136,053 12.5 1,431,205 11.6 552,503 7.6 398,678 5.2
202027 2,942,859 9.6 37,544 10 139,381 12.2 1,441,480 11.3 534,451 8.5 371,119 5.9
202028 3,261,443 9.7 43,096 10.3 156,083 12.8 1,584,199 11.2 602,410 9 417,348 6.8
202029 3,233,985 8.9 42,960 9.4 156,432 12.1 1,537,721 10 587,094 8.4 403,557 6.7
202030 2,909,023 8.4 38,727 9.2 135,795 11.6 1,356,593 9.2 527,260 8.2 365,613 6.8
202031 2,698,619 7.5 35,528 8.4 124,510 10.8 1,264,416 7.8 476,469 7.2 332,357 6.2
202032 2,603,095 6.7 34,185 7.8 118,021 9.9 1,211,311 6.9 458,163 6.5 322,273 5.8
202033 2,542,391 6 34,191 6.8 117,283 8.8 1,190,700 6 440,439 5.8 313,905 5.2
202034 2,526,016 5.5 33,783 6 117,609 7.7 1,154,886 5.5 424,271 5.1 295,654 4.8
202035 2,339,161 5.6 33,445 5.6 122,290 7.1 1,073,846 6 401,016 5 281,569 4.3
202036 2,390,075 5.3 33,534 5 124,571 6.2 1,104,904 5.7 402,543 4.5 283,296 4
202037 2,246,651 5.1 30,725 4.2 115,565 6.1 996,862 5.4 383,398 4.3 285,915 3.6
202038 2,593,547 5.1 37,426 4.1 150,001 6 1,130,362 5.2 436,831 4.3 324,758 3.8
202039 2,674,362 5.2 35,883 4.1 143,860 5.7 989,768 5.2 385,514 4.5 290,671 3.9
202040 2,657,305 5.3 40,279 4.1 163,039 5.9 1,154,553 5.2 453,774 4.8 337,254 4.2
202041 3,006,337 5.6 43,395 4.3 183,131 6.2 1,308,496 5.4 517,391 5.1 378,231 4.6
202042 2,284,045 6.3 32,476 5.4 135,410 7.3 908,295 6.2 363,460 6.1 280,901 5.2

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