Coronavirus: Total US COVID-19 cases top 75 million

WASHINGTON — The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 75 million on Tuesday, with more than 18.6 million new coronavirus infections reported during the past 28 days.

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By Tuesday afternoon, U.S. COVID-19 cases totaled 75,059,432, and the nationwide death toll topped 888,000, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.

The latest figures include more than 606,000 new COVID-19 cases and 2,448 virus-related fatalities reported within the 24-hour period ended at 10 a.m. EST on Tuesday. Meanwhile, global cases neared 380 million and have resulted in nearly 5.7 million virus-related fatalities worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins data.

The hardest-hit U.S. states remain California, Texas, Florida and New York, where cumulative cases range from more than 8.4 million to more than 4.8 million. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Georgia, Michigan and New Jersey have topped 2 million.

The following 14 other states have confirmed at least 1 million cases:

  • Arizona: Nearly 1.9 million cases, resulting in nearly 26,000 deaths.
  • Tennessee: Nearly 1.8 million cases, resulting in more than 22,000 deaths.
  • Indiana: More than 1.6 million cases, resulting in more than 21,000 deaths.
  • Massachusetts: More than 1.6 million cases, resulting in more than 22,000 deaths.
  • Virginia: Nearly 1.6 million cases, resulting in more than 16,000 deaths.
  • Wisconsin: More than 1.5 million cases, resulting in more than 12,000 deaths.
  • South Carolina: Nearly 1.4 million cases, resulting in more than 15,000 deaths.
  • Minnesota: More than 1.3 million cases, resulting in nearly 12,000 deaths.
  • Washington: More than 1.3 million cases, resulting in nearly 11,000 deaths.
  • Missouri: More than 1.3 million cases, resulting in more than 17,000 deaths.
  • Colorado: Nearly 1.3 million cases, resulting in more than 11,000 deaths.
  • Alabama: More than 1.2 million cases, resulting in more than 17,000 deaths.
  • Kentucky: Nearly 1.2 million cases, resulting in nearly 13,000 deaths.
  • Louisiana: More than 1.1 million cases, resulting in nearly 16,000 deaths.

Ten other states have reported at least half a million cases, including Oklahoma, Maryland, Utah, Arkansas, Kansas, Mississippi, Iowa, Connecticut, Nevada and Oregon.

The complete state-by-state tracker can be viewed on CNN.

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