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Coronavirus live updates: US death toll tops 111,000 as total cases approach 2 million - ActionNewsJax.com
More than 7.1 million people worldwide -- including nearly 2 million in the United States – have been infected with the new coronavirus, and the number of deaths from the outbreak continues to rise. Live updates for Tuesday, June 9, continue below.
More than 7.1 million people worldwide -- including nearly 2 million in the United States have been infected with the new coronavirus, and the number of deaths from the outbreak continues to rise. While efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak continue, states have begun to shift their focus toward reopening their economies. Published 12:48 a.m. EDT June 9: The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States continued to climb toward 2 million early Tuesday across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to a Johns Hopkins University tally, there are at least 1,961,185 confirmed U.S. cases of the virus, which have resulted in at least 111,007 deaths. The hardest-hit states remain New York with 378,799 cases and 30,417 deaths and New Jersey with 164,497 cases and 12,214 deaths. California with 102,557 cases, Illinois with 128,415 and Massachusetts with 103,626 round out the top five. Four other states have now confirmed at least 64,000 novel coronavirus cases each, including: Pennsylvania: 80,339 cases, resulting in 5,953 deaths Texas: 76,463 cases, resulting in 1,848 deaths Florida: 64,904 cases, resulting in 2,712 deaths Michigan: 64,413 cases, resulting in 5,895 deaths Meanwhile, Maryland, Georgia and Virginia each has confirmed at least 51,000 cases; Connecticut and Louisiana each has confirmed at least 43,000 cases; Ohio, Indiana and North Carolina each has confirmed at least 36,000 cases; Minnesota, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, Washington, Iowa, Wisconsin and Alabama each has confirmed at least 20,000 cases, followed by Mississippi with 17,768; Nebraska, Rhode Island and Missouri each has confirmed at least 15,000 cases, followed by South Carolina with 14,800; Utah, Kentucky and Kansas each has confirmed at least 10,000 cases; Delaware, Arkansas, the District of Columbia and New Mexico each has confirmed at least 9,000 cases, followed by Oklahoma with 7,205; South Dakota, New Hampshire and Puerto Rico each has confirmed at least 5,000 cases. Only 13 states and territories have confirmed fewer than 5,000 cases each. © 2020 Cox Media Group