US Surpasses 2.5 Million COVID-19 Cases: Report

US deaths now exceed 125,000, roughly one-fourth the world complete of over 495,000.(File)

Washington:

America on Saturday surpassed 2.5 million coronavirus instances, a tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins College confirmed, because the world’s hardest-hit nation grappled with a surge of infections in a number of states.

There have been 2,500,419 confirmed instances within the US, in accordance with the Baltimore-based college as of 5:30 pm (2130 GMT).

US deaths now exceed 125,000, roughly one-fourth the world complete of over 495,000. 

Florida on Saturday reported a file 9,585 instances in 24 hours as infections there spike. The state’s speedy reopening noticed younger adults flocking to seashores, boardwalks and bars.

It is among the many greater than half of US states, significantly within the South and West, seeing spikes in COVID-19 instances — a dramatic setback to efforts to reopen and salvage badly battered economies.

Texas and Florida, which each have Republican governors who resisted extended lockdowns, have introduced new restrictions on bars.

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