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Total novel coronavirus cases in the United States eclipsed 21 million Tuesday, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.

The United States’ 21,007,694 cumulative cases reported late Tuesday represent nearly one-quarter of the more than 86 million global cases. It took only four days for the latest one million domestic cases to be recorded.

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Meanwhile, virus-related deaths in the United States also swelled Tuesday to more than 356,000, representing roughly 19% of the nearly 1.9 million global COVID-19 fatalities recorded to date.

The hardest-hit states remain California with nearly 2.5 million cases, resulting in 27,046 deaths; Texas with nearly 1.9 million cases, resulting in 28,786 deaths; Florida with nearly 1.4 million cases, resulting in 22,188 deaths and New York with more than 1 million cases, resulting in 38,742 deaths. Illinois follows closely behind with nearly 992,000 cases, resulting in 18,562 deaths.

Nine other states have reported at least half a million cases, including Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, North Carolina, Arizona, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin. Meanwhile, another 10 states have reported fewer than half a million cases but more than 308,000 cases, including New Jersey, Minnesota, Missouri, Massachusetts, Alabama, Virginia, Colorado, South Carolina, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

Click here to see CNN’s complete state-by-state tracker.

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