The United States has passed 300,000 COVID-19 cases with 8,000 dead Saturday afternoon, with New York State being the highest in the country with 113,704 total cases. On Saturday, the State of New York announced over 10,000 new cases in one day.
Over 3,500 people have died in New York alone from the Virus, surpassing the number of total people that died in the September 11th attacks on the City.
New York and New Jersey are currently the highest in numbers of fatalities in the Country. New Jersey currently has 846 dead, with 200 deaths announced in the last 24 hours.
Illinois announced 1,453 new cases of COVID-19 today, with 10,357 cases total since the outbreak started and over 243 dead across 68 counties in the State.