The new cases of Coronavirus in the United States increased today, Friday, by 1.2% compared to the same period the previous day, to reach about 20 million cases in total, according to data from Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg News.
The increase in cases nationwide was higher than the average daily increase of 1% last week.
The state of California recorded the largest number of confirmed cases, with 2.3 million infections, an increase of 1.4%, compared to the same period the previous day..
Maine recorded a 3% increase in the number of injuries compared to the same period the previous day, bringing the total number of injuries to 24,201..
California also recorded the highest number of deaths in the past 24 hours, with 569 cases.