The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 45 million on Monday, with more than 2.8 million new coronavirus infections reported during the past 28 days.
By late Monday afternoon, U.S. COVID-19 cases totaled 45,008,990, and the nationwide death toll totaled 725,330, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.
Meanwhile, global cases have surpassed 241 million, resulting in more than 4.9 million virus-related fatalities. India has recorded the second-highest cumulative nationwide cases with more than 34 million, but the United Kingdom’s more than 1 million new cases within the past 28 days trails only the United States. By contrast, Brazil has confirmed only 21.6 million cumulative cases, but its 603,282 virus-related deaths trail only the United States.
The latest figures mean that the most recent 1 million U.S. cases were reported within the past 12 days. During the nation’s winter peak, the U.S. averaged 1 million new cases every four days, according to Johns Hopkins data.
California, Texas, Florida and New York remain the hardest-hit U.S. states with cumulative infections ranging from more than 4.8 million to more than 2.5 million. The following 10 other states have confirmed at least 1 million cases:
- Illinois: Nearly 1.7 million cases, resulting in nearly 28,000 deaths.
- Georgia: More than 1.6 million cases, resulting in nearly 28,000 deaths.
- Pennsylvania: More than 1.5 million cases, resulting in nearly 31,000 deaths.
- Ohio: Nearly 1.5 million cases, resulting in more than 23,00 deaths.
- North Carolina: Nearly 1.5 million cases, resulting in nearly 18,000 deaths.
- Tennessee: Nearly 1.3 million cases, resulting in nearly 16,000 deaths.
- Michigan: More than 1.2 million cases, resulting in more than 23,000 deaths.
- New Jersey: Nearly 1.2 million cases, resulting in nearly 28,000 deaths.
- Arizona: More than 1.1 million cases, resulting in 20,500 deaths.
- Indiana: More than 1 million cases, resulting in more than 16,000 deaths.
Fifteen other states have reported at least half a million cases, including Virginia, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Missouri, Massachusetts, Alabama, Minnesota, Louisiana, Kentucky, Colorado, Washington, Oklahoma, Maryland, Utah and Arkansas. Meanwhile, another 10 states have reported fewer than half a million cases but more than 200,000 cases, including Mississippi, Iowa, Nevada, Kansas, Connecticut, Oregon, Idaho, Nebraska, New Mexico and West Virginia.
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