By Osondu Ukadike, For Agenda Watchdog, April 14, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The number of COVID-19 infections in the United States has surpassed 600,000 as the death increased to more than 25,000.Coronavirus cases increased by more than 26,500 in 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 604,270.
More than 1,500 Americans died in a day, bringing the death toll from the coronavirus to 25,289. Deaths in hard-hit New York state are now at 10,834 after increasing by 778 in a day.
New York state, which remains the epicenter of the US outbreak, has 202,208 confirmed cases. New Jersey follows with 68,824 infections and 2,805 deaths. Massachusetts has overtaken Michigan to become the state with the third highest number of infections with nearly 27,000 cases and 844 deaths. Michigan has just over 25,000 confirmed infections and 1,602 deaths.