Despite vaccine rollout efforts gaining steam nationwide, total coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 32 million late Saturday, only three days after 90% of U.S. adults became eligible to receive COVID-19 inoculations.
By Sunday evening, the United States’ 32,073,423 cumulative COVID-19 cases represented nearly 22% of the nearly 147 million global cases, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.
Meanwhile, virus-related deaths among Americans have increased to 572,192, representing roughly 18% of the more than 3.1 million global COVID-19 fatalities recorded to date.
The concentration of both metrics as a percentage of global cases and deaths have decreased slightly in the past two weeks as both cases and fatalities in India have surged to nearly 17 million and nearly 200,000, respectively, according to the Johns Hopkins data.
To date, eight U.S. states have confirmed at least 1 million COVID-19 cases each, including:
• California’s more than 3.7 million cases, resulting in more than 61,000 deaths;
• Texas’ nearly 2.9 million cases, resulting in nearly 50,000 deaths;
• Florida’s more than 2.2 million cases, resulting in nearly 35,000 deaths;
• New York’s more than 2 million cases, resulting in more than 52,000 deaths;
• Illinois’ more than 1.3 million cases, resulting in more than 24,000 deaths;
• Pennsylvania’s more than 1.1 million cases, resulting in nearly 26,000 deaths;
• Georgia’s nearly 1.1 million cases, resulting in nearly 20,000 deaths; and
• Ohio’s more than 1 million cases, resulting in more than 19,000 deaths
Fourteen other states have reported at least half a million cases, including New Jersey, North Carolina, Michigan, Arizona, Tennessee, Indiana, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Virginia, Missouri, South Carolina, Minnesota, Alabama and Colorado. Meanwhile, another 12 states have reported fewer than half a million cases but more than 300,000 cases, including Louisiana, Oklahoma, Maryland, Kentucky, Utah, Washington, Iowa, Connecticut, Arkansas, Nevada, Mississippi and Kansas.
Click here to see CNN’s complete state-by-state tracker.
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