Coronavirus: US Surpasses 2 Million Reported Cases


The United States has reached another grim coronavirus milestone with 2 million reported cases.

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According to Johns Hopkins University, the country surpassed 2 million cases on June 10, 2020, a little over a month after hitting 1 million COVID-19 cases nationally.

The virus has caused 112,924 deaths in America (as of June 10, 2020) since the start of the global pandemic.

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The 5 hardest-hit areas of the country include Cook County in Chicago, the county of Los Angeles, and Queens, Kings, Bronx counties in the New York City area.

Globally, 416,201 people have died from the virus with over 7.3 million reported cases, as of press time.

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The Doctors stress the importance of continuing to follow all prevention guidelines: social distancing, routine and frequent handwashing, wearing a mask when in public, the cleaning of high touch surfaces, avoiding people who are sick, and if you are experiencing COVID symptoms or believe you have been exposed, contact your doctor or healthcare provider about getting tested. Find out more information about local COVID-19 testing in your area, including free testing.

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