The U.S. COVID-19 Testing Gap

Critical lack of access to COVID-19 testing across the country prevents us from knowing exactly how many people are infected. This isn’t news.
But depending on your state, you have very different access to testing. This site shows each state’s testing relative to their population.
All data from The COVID Tracking Project. Updated 8/13.

Tests per capita

64,616,273
Total U.S. tests
19.748%
Tests / U.S. population
8.1%
Tests are positive

Top states

StateTotal testsPositive tests
CACalifornia9,445,493593,141
FLFlorida4,125,736557,137
TXTexas4,230,763513,575
NYNew York6,816,381423,440
GAGeorgia1,942,610228,668
ILIllinois3,237,107201,727
AZArizona1,058,178190,794
NJNew Jersey2,403,690186,594
NCNorth Carolina1,850,689140,824
LALouisiana1,615,980135,439

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