The eighth US state overcame the mark of 100 thousand cases of COVID-19

More than 100,000 cases of new coronavirus infection have been reported in Arizona, ABC News reports citing the state Department of Health.

Arizona became the eighth state of the United States, in which the number of detected cases exceeded 100 thousand, the report said. Earlier this mark was overcome by the states of New York, California, Florida, Texas, New Jersey, Illinois and Massachusetts.

According to the latest information, there are 3212 patients with COVID-19 in Arizona hospitals, 89% of the beds are in intensive care and intensive care units. In total, the state recorded 1810 deaths.

The United States ranks first in the world in the number of cases of new coronavirus infection. According to Johns Hopkins University, nearly 2.9 million cases have been reported in the country.