New York, New Jersey and Connecticut — known around New York City and its outlying suburbs as the Tri-State Area — have jointly surpassed one million Covid-19 cases, according the Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center.
Here's a breakdown of the Covid-19 cases by state, according to JHU:
- New York leads the way with 596,214 cases
- New Jersey has 306,007 cases and
- Connecticut has 101,469 positive cases
Combined, the three states’ total is 1,003,690 identified positive cases. The US has surpassed 12 million Covid-19 infections and 256,000 deaths.
Two states have each surpassed 1 million cases alone, as Texas has confirmed at least 1,153,612 cases and California has reported 1,114,524 cases since the onset of the pandemic.
Florida is close behind, at 938,414 cases.