US Tally Of Coronavirus Cases Crosses 20 Lakh Mark; Death Toll At 1.12 Lakh: John Hopkins UniversityCovid 19 

The number of COVID-19 cases in the US surpassed the 2 million mark on Thursday (11 June), according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Thursday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 2,000,464, the University's Centre for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Meanwhile, the national death toll from the disease rose to 112,924, it added.

The two tallies currently accounts for the highest in the world, making the US the worst-affected by the global pandemic.

New York state, the epicentre of the pandemic in the US, remains the hardest-hit with 380,156 cases and 30,542 fatalities.

Other states with over 100,000 cases include New Jersey, California, Illinois, and Massachusetts, the CSSE data showed.

According to The Washington Post, since the start of June, more than a dozen US states, including Texas and California, have recorded their highest-ever seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases, partly caused by the protests against police brutality.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber