California recorded over 3 million COVID-19 cases on Jan. 19, 2021, topping the list, followed by Texas and Florida.
The PBS News Hour reports that California had reported its first COVID-19 case on Jan. 25, 2020. Cases touched a million on Nov. 11, and with rapid speed within 44 days, with 2 million cases being confirmed by Dec 2020.
Despite lockdown, 1 out of 13 people have tested positive in the state, Los Angeles Times noted. The virus is found to be widespread in 54 of the 58 counties.
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