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California becomes 1st US state to top 2mn Covid-19 cases

The Siasat | 25/12/2020 04:08 PM | Click to read full article

California has become the first state in the US to surpass 2 million coronavirus cases since the onset of the pandemic earlier this year.

On Friday, the California Department of Public Health confirmed 39,070 new cases and 351 fatalities, which increased the overall tally to 2,003,146 and the death toll to 23,635 in the most populous US state, reports Xinhua news agency.