Maps exist to show us where we are, as well as where we’re headed. The Associated Press COVID-19 county-by-county map does just that.
Today, America’s coastlines are streaked with deeper shades of red — California and New York in particular. That’s where most of the cases of the coroavirus are. Farther inland, the image grows paler, showing the regions that so far have escaped the worst of the pandemic that has dramatically changed the lives of more than a billion people.