US Covid-19 cases top 100 million: Johns Hopkins University

WASHINGTON: The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the United States since the outbreak of the pandemic in early 2020 has passed the 100 million mark, which is the highest number in the world, according to data from the ‘Johns Hopkins University.
On Wednesday, the total number of cases in the country stood at 100,003,814, while the death toll rose to 1,088,236, also the highest in the world.
California tops the list of cases at the state level, with more than 11.6 million cases.
Texas came in second with 8.1 million cases, followed by Florida with more than 7.3 million cases and New York with more than 6.5 million cases.
With the highest number of cases and deaths, the United States remains the most affected country in the world.
It represents more than 15% of the global caseload and more than 16% of the total number of deaths.
The number of Covid cases in the country reached 50 million on December 13, 2021, crossed 60 million on January 9, 2022, exceeded 70 million on January 21, exceeded 80 million on March 29, and exceeded 90 million on July 21.


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