US tops 2 million coronavirus cases: Johns Hopkins

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Jun 11 2020 01:31 PM

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Gavin Roberts wears his father's police hat as he looks at the flag-draped casket of his father, Glen Ridge Police Department officer Charles Roberts, at his funeral service, after the 45-year-old father of 3 died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, US, May 14, 2020. Mike Segar, Reuters/File

WASHINGTON — The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the United States topped 2 million on Wednesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 112,900 people in the United States, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 2,000,464, according to the Baltimore-based school's latest count.

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