The United States number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 3.2 million, resulting in more than 135,000 deaths.
As of Thursday, the Worldometer reported there have been 3,219,999 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in the U.S. Of those cases, 135,822 people have died from the virus in the U.S. and 1,426,428 have recovered.
With the U.S. population of approximately 327,200,000, about .98% of the country has tested positive. Although, the percentage could be higher due to the asymptomatic patients who may have had the virus and were not tested.
According to the most recent statistics, the mortality rate in the U.S. of positive COVID-19 cases is at 4.2%, which equates to about 1 in 23 people.
Of the 3,219,999 reported infection cases, New York state accounts for approximately 15.4% of the cases with 425,072. The state with the next most cases is California with 303,323. As of Friday, Arizona currently has 116,892 coronavirus cases reported.
Worldwide COVID-19 deaths have reached 557,405 with more than 12.3 million reported cases.
As of Thursday, the top five countries with the most COVID-19 cases are:
- United States – 3,219,999
- Brazil – 1,759,103
- India – 794,842
- Russia – 707,301
- Peru – 316,448
China, where the virus originated, is number 23 on the list with 83,585 cases.