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California becomes first state to pass 2 million COVID cases

California becomes first state to pass 2 million COVID cases
California hit a terrifying landmark Wednesday, becoming the first state to record 2 million cases of COVID-19 as spikes continue to soar during the holidays.

California hit a terrifying landmark Wednesday, becoming the first state to record 2 million cases of COVID-19 as spikes continue to soar during the holidays.The west coast state has reported 2,002,494 positive tests since the pandemic began, according to Johns Hopkins University’s dashboard, less than six weeks after it first hit one million cases.6 million cases and 445,000 people have tested positive in New Jersey.“If you gather for the holidays, our hospitals will be overrun,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is currently quarantining after his daughter tested positive, said Monday during a briefing.

Phlebotomist lab assistant Jennifer Cukati, right, and Registered Nurse Carina Klescewski, left, care for a COVID-19 patient inside the Sutter Roseville Medical Center ICU in Roseville, Calif.” While more than 128,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been administered in California so far, the uptick in cases after Thanksgiving has ravaged the healthcare system, leading Gov.

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