The US surpassed 4 million coronavirus cases on Thursday, just two weeks after it surpassed 3 million cases.
The rate of infection has continued to grow since the beginning of the pandemic. It took 99 days after the first case was reported on January 21 for the US to surpass its first million cases, CNN reported.
It surpassed 2 million cases, 43 days after that, and 3 million just 28 days after that.
Daily #COVID19 reports by state are now available on our newly redesigned Coronavirus Resource Center. Find new cases, deaths, test positivity rates, and more tracked over time for your state:https://t.co/F7uOzmMPXP— Johns Hopkins University (@JohnsHopkins) July 23, 2020
As of Thursday, close to 144,000 coronavirus related deaths have been recorded.
The main model used to estimate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States now says the US is likely to hit 219,864 by 1 November 2020, based on current trends.
On Wednesday, the US had its second day of recording over 1,100 coronavirus deaths in a row. The last time COVID-19 deaths surpassed 1,000 a day was in May.
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