Coronavirus in the U.S.: Map of how many cases have been confirmed across the country

U.S. health officials are monitoring for cases in the United States.

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By Sara G. Miller and Jiachuan Wu

U.S. health officials continue to monitor for coronavirus cases in the United States.

As of May 26, more than 1.6 million cases have been confirmed in the U.S., based on NBC News reporting. There have been more than 98,000 deaths.

This map will be updated twice daily, once before 11 a.m. EDT and once before 7 p.m. EDT. Note that cases in the U.S. are increasing due to improving in testing capabilities as well as more people catching the disease.

Full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak

The number of new, confirmed cases across the country has been more than 20,000 per day for most of the last eight weeks. New York, the state with the most cases and deaths, no longer sees the rate of increase it once did. Track the number of new coronavirus cases per day:

See the rise in confirmed coronavirus cases across the country

As the number of Americans with COVID-19 grows, see how the number of those with the disease has increased with this animated map of confirmed cases across the U.S.:

See NBC News' coronavirus world map, charts of reported deaths in U.S. states per day, a map of U.S. reopening guidelines, NBC News’ coverage of the coronavirus, and a timeline of the coronavirus pandemic.

Joe Murphy contributed.