U.S. – Covid19 cases cross 60 million mark
The total number of Covid19 cases in the United States surpassed 60 million on Sunday and has killed at least 837,594 people in the U.S. since January 2020, according to research from Johns Hopkins University.
The country reported about 4.91 million cases in the week ending Saturday. That’s more cases in seven days than in April, May, June and July 2021 combined. At the latest pace, eight Americans are testing positive every second. Each of the last five days ranks in the top five of the entire pandemic for highest case counts.
The United States has administered over 519.3 million doses of Covid19 vaccines in the country as of Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).