Johns Hopkins University, a leader in gathering and analyzing coronavirus data launched a new map exclusively of the United States, showing trends in cases, mortality and testing.

Many Massachusetts counties have staked their claim on the map in the top areas for deaths and coronavirus cases — but the numbers are finally easing up, the map shows.

Middlesex, Suffolk, Essex, Worcester, Norfolk and Plymouth county ranked among the top 50 counties in the country with the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases. Middlesex, Essex and Suffolk counties also ranked in the top 20 counties for deaths, according to the map.

The highest fatality rates among Massachuetts counties include Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Norfolk counties, the map shows.

The map shows Suffolk county has a fatality rate of 4.7% whereas Middlesex has a 7.4% fatality rate.

The Johns Hopkins testing hub also points to trends that show Massachusetts has had a steady decline in the percentage of positive coronavirus tests, peaking at around 28% in mid-April and declining to about 10% as of Friday.

However, the state still doesn’t meet World Health Organization standards for reopening when it comes to the percentage of positive tests, which needs to be 5% or lower.

There are currently 23 states that meet the criteria and 29 states that do not, according to the testing hub, showing Massachusetts has the eighth highest positivity rate, indicating more testing is needed to reopen the economy.

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