U.S. Covid-19 Cases Eclipses Five Million
The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the US has eclipses five million as of Sunday while the death toll climbed to more than 162,441, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Currently the United States continues to lead the world in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases and as well as death rates, is about a quarter of world cases of the virus.
The pandemic shows no sign of slowing, and health officials have urged the use of face masks in public places and pleaded with residents to avoid social gatherings until the spread is under control.
California, Florida, Texas are the top states with the most cases in the country with over five hundred thousand cases each.
New York, once the country’s epicenter, has been surpassed by several states that have seen cases spikes in recent months.
Research shows that black and hispanic people are impacted more severely by coronavirus than any other race in the country.
The deadly virus which emerged from Wuhan China late last year, has now spread to over 213 countries and territories around the world, with 19,919,657 confirmed cases and 731,727 fatalities.
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