Total coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 34 million Friday, illustrating a surge in cases among unvaccinated people, health officials confirmed.
By early Saturday evening, U.S. cases totaled 34,064,815, including 18,378 new cases and 104 additional deaths reported during the prior 24 hours, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.
Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Friday that an average of 26,000 new daily cases were reported nationwide during the past week, representing a 70% increase from the week prior.
Meanwhile, U.S. cases currently account for 18% of the nearly 190 million cases worldwide, while the 608,870 virus-related deaths in the United States account for roughly 15% of the more than 4 million COVID-19 fatalities confirmed globally to date. India has recorded the second-highest national totals with 19.3 million cases, resulting in more than 540,000 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins tally.
To date, 11 U.S. states have confirmed at least 1 million COVID-19 cases each, including:
• California: nearly 3.9 million cases, resulting in more than 64,000 deaths
• Texas: more than 3 million cases, resulting in nearly 53,000 deaths
• Florida: nearly 2.5 million cases, resulting in more than 38,000 deaths
• New York: more 2.1 million cases, resulting in nearly 54,000 deaths
• Illinois: nearly 1.4 million cases, resulting in nearly 26,000 deaths
• Pennsylvania: more than 1.2 million cases, resulting in nearly 28,000 deaths
• Georgia: more than 1.1 million cases, resulting in nearly 22,000 deaths
• Ohio: more than 1.1 million cases, resulting in more than 20,000 deaths
• New Jersey: more than 1 million cases, resulting in nearly 27,000 deaths
• North Carolina: more than 1 million cases, resulting in nearly 14,000 deaths
• Michigan: more than 1 million cases, resulting in more than 21,000 deaths
Eleven other states have reported at least half a million cases, including Arizona, Tennessee, Indiana, Massachusetts, Virginia, Wisconsin, Missouri, Minnesota, South Carolina, Colorado and Alabama. Meanwhile, another 12 states have reported fewer than half a million cases but more than 300,000 cases, including Louisiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Maryland, Washington, Utah, Iowa, Arkansas, Connecticut, Nevada, Mississippi and Kansas.
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