Coronavirus: Total U.S. COVID-19 cases top 41 million

Total COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 41 million on Monday, with nearly 4.3 million new coronavirus infections reported during the past 28 days.

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By Monday afternoon, U.S. COVID-19 cases totaled 41,028,341, and the nationwide death toll totaled 660,412, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.

The latest figures mean that the most recent 1 million cases were reported within the past seven days. During the nation’s winter peak, the U.S. averaged 1 million new cases every four days, according to Johns Hopkins data.

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Meanwhile, global cases inched toward 225 million and have resulted in more than 4.6 million virus-related fatalities to date. India has recorded the second-highest nationwide cases with 33.2 million, resulting in nearly 440,752 deaths, while Brazil has confirmed only about 21 million cases but nearly 584,000 deaths.

California, Texas, Florida and New York remain the hardest-hit U.S. states with cumulative infections ranging from nearly 4.5 million to more than 2.3 million. The following nine other states have confirmed at least 1 million cases:

  • Illinois: Nearly 1.6 million cases, resulting in nearly 27,000 deaths.
  • Georgia: Nearly 1.5 million cases, resulting in nearly 28,000 deaths.
  • Pennsylvania: More than 1.3 million cases, resulting in nearly 29,000 deaths.
  • North Carolina: More than 1.3 million cases, resulting in more than 15,000 deaths.
  • Ohio: Nearly 1.3 million cases, resulting in more than 21,000 deaths.
  • Tennessee: More than 1.1 million cases, resulting in nearly 14,000 deaths.
  • New Jersey: More than 1.1 million cases, resulting in more than 27,000 deaths.
  • Michigan: Nearly 1.1 million cases, resulting in nearly 22,000 deaths.
  • Arizona: More than 1 million cases, resulting in more than 19,000 deaths.

Fourteen other states have reported at least half a million cases, including Indiana, Virginia, Missouri, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Alabama, Louisiana, Minnesota, Colorado, Kentucky, Washington, Oklahoma and Maryland. Meanwhile, another 12 states have reported fewer than half a million cases but more than 200,000 cases, including Utah, Arkansas, Mississippi, Iowa, Nevada, Kansas, Connecticut, Oregon, Nebraska, New Mexico, Idaho and West Virginia.

Click here to see CNN’s complete state-by-state tracker.

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