US COVID-19 cases surpass 3.5 million — Johns Hopkins University

A ward for coronavirus patients in Brooklyn. Credit: Victor J. Blue for The New York Times

The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has surpassed 3.5 million, now put at 3,533,317 as of 1:51 p.m. local time (1751 GMT).

The figure was disclosed on Thursday, according to the Centre for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.