MMarch 25 (Bloomberg) — ore than 1.1 million people visited the federal Obamacare website yesterday, the second most ever, as Americans try to beat a March 31 deadline to obtain health insurance or risk a fine.

Under the health-care law, Americans who aren’t insured by the end of March may have to pay a penalty equal to 1 percent of their income. The federal turnout was mirrored in states. Washington’s exchange enrolled 12,000 people last week and almost 1,200 signed up yesterday in Connecticut, the states reported.

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