US Covid-19 cases surpass 2.9 million

A staff worker checks the body temperature of a customer outside an Apple store on Fifth Avenue of New York City, the United States.

New York,(Asian independent) The number of Covid-19 cases in the US topped 2.9 million on Monday, reaching 2,910,023, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Meanwhile, the national death toll reached 130,090, according to the CSSE, Xinhua reported.

The state of New York reported the most cases and the highest death toll in the country, standing at 397,649 and 32,219, respectively.

Other states with over 100,000 cases include California, Florida, Texas, New Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Arizona, the CSSE data showed.