Coronavirus cases in US cross 100,000 mark

The number has now reached 100,717, according to the data updated on Friday

Published: 28th March 2020 07:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th March 2020 07:09 AM   |  A+A-

US coronavirus outbreak

A man wearing a mask walks away from the entrance of the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington near Seattle. (Photo | AP)


WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus cases within the United States has now crossed the 100,000 mark, the Johns Hopkins University real-time tracker revealed.

The number has now reached 100,717, according to the data updated on Friday, a day after the United States surpassed China in coronavirus case count.

Official COVID-19 tally is lower. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the US has 85,356 cases and 1,246 deaths.

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