As of 7/3, 3:16 pm ET, the COVID-19 Tracking Project reported 33,462,181 total people tested. Of those individuals tested, 30,152,546 (91.8%) tested negative, while 2,727,628 (8.2%) tested positive. There’s an estimated 2,208 tests pending results.
The number of pending tests has been holding steady for the past week. There were 2,604 tests pending on 7/1, and 2,432 pending tests on 6/30, the highest number of pending tests since 6/4, when there were 3,474 tests pending. The lowest number of pending tests in the past week was on 6/25, when there were 2,133 tests with pending results.
The number of current hospitalizations has been increasing steadily since mid-June. As of 7/3, there were 37,114 reported hospitalizations in the U.S. This is the highest number of hospitalizations since 5/27, when a reported 37,241 people were hospitalized. Between 6/25 and 7/2, there were 3,677 new reported deaths, with 634 new deaths reported between 7/2 and 7/3.