The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting
215 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. The day is reset after midnight GMT+0. The list of countries and territories and their continental regional classification is based on the United Nations Geoscheme. Sources are provided under "Latest Updates". Learn more about Worldometer's COVID-19 data
Illinois: the 1,126 probable cases reported today have been redistributed over the last 7 days (rather than all added to today's increase of 3,874 confirmed cases) by Worldometer, based on the information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): "Information regarding the number of probable cases and deaths updated on 10/23/2020 Information updated weekly each Friday." [source]
Alabama: "The Alabama Department of Public Health processed a backlog of 2565 positive antigen results from a facility in Mobile on October 22. These will be classified as “probable” COVID-19 cases reported on 10/22/20 even though the tests were performed during June through October 18, 2020. All laboratories are required by law to report all results (including positive and negative results) for SARS-CoV-2 to ADPH. Delays in reporting by required reporters are not within control of ADPH." [source] Worldometer has distributed the backlog over the time-series accordingly.