NY: The amount of COVID-19 cases within the US topped 2.5 mln on Sat., approaching 2,500,419, as per the Centre for Systems Science & Engineering(engr.) (CSSE) in Johns Hopkins University.
Meantime, the domestic number of deaths approached 125,434, as per the tally.
The state of NY recorded 391,923 instances & 31,362 demises, both topping the country. However the state’s COVID-19-19 test positivity rate has dropped to about one percent, the lowest amongst the nation’s big states, as per NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, Xinhua recorded.
Different states with over 100,000 instances contain California(CA), NJ, Texas(TX), Illinois(IL), Florida(FL) & Massachusetts(MA), the tally demonstrated.
Multiple states like California(CA), Arizona(AZ), Texas(TX) & Florida(FL) have recorded report spikes of new instances in previous days, prompting some of the regional govts to backpedal on re-opening policies.