US Covid-19 cases surpass 25 million: Johns Hopkins

Washington: The United States has confirmed more than 25 million cases of coronavirus – the most in the world.

The total number of Covid-19 cases in the US topped 25 million on Sunday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

US Covid-19 case count rose to 2,50,03,695, with a total of 4,17,538 deaths, as of 10:22 a.m. local time (1522 GMT), according to the CSSE tally.

California reported the largest number of cases among the states, standing at 31,47,735. Texas confirmed 22,43,009 cases, followed by Florida with 16,39,914 cases, New York with 13,23,312 cases, and Illinois with more than 1 million cases, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Other states with over 6,00,000 cases include Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Arizona, North Carolina, Tennessee, New Jersey and Indiana, the CSSE data showed.

A national ensemble forecast updated Wednesday by the CDC predicted a total of 4,65,000 to 5,08,000 coronavirus deaths in the US by February 13.

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