California has reached a grim new milestone it probably was desperately trying to avoid. On Wednesday, it emerged that California now has a record 409,000 recorded Coronavirus cases which ow puts them about 1,200 ahead of New York State.
A closed sign is posted on the window of a barbershop Saturday, July 18, 2020, in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Despite the sudden record -- New York 's death toll of about 32.5k remains the highest in the United States and could potentially be even higher in the coming weeks. Both stats play a part in the quest to find out just how bad the Coronavirus really has ravaged America, mostly, considering the fact that America had so many testing failures from the get go.