(Meredith) -- Coronavirus cases in the United States have surpassed 100,000.
According to Worldometers, as of Friday afternoon, there are 101,321 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the US. According to the same chart, 1,567 people have died from the virus and 2,465 have recovered so far.
The U.S. has a population of about 327,200,000, which means about .03% of the country has been infected.
Worldometer's Covid-19 data is trusted and used by Johns Hopkins CSSE, Financial Times, The New York Times, Business Insider, and many others.
Of the 101,321 infections, New York state accounts for nearly half of the cases with 44,810. The state with the next most cases is New Jersey at a distant second with 8,825.
On Thursday afternoon, the US became the country with the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world when cases topped 82,000, surpassing Italy and China, both of which have struggled severely with the pandemic.
As of Friday afternoon, the top five countries with the most COVID-19 cases are:
- United States - 100,390
- Italy - 86,498
- China - 81,340
- Spain - 64,059
- Germany - 50,871
You can track coronavirus cases on Worldometers here, which is updated every few minutes.