California has emerged as the first state to pass 800,000 confirmed coronavirus cases.

The country’s most populous state now has 800,273 cases, including 15,411 deaths, CNN reported Friday, citing a Johns Hopkins University tracker.

Texas, the second-most populous state, had identified 747,366 infections with 15,510 deaths, while Florida had 693,040 cases and 13,795 deaths, CNN reported.

As Friday, the U.S. had roughly 7 million coronavirus cases and 203,000 deaths, according to the tracker.

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