Coronavirus: US death toll passes 2,000 in a single day

The US has become the first country in the world to record more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day. Figures from Johns Hopkins University show 2,108 people died in the past 24 hours while there are now more than half a million confirmed infections. The US could soon surpass Italy as the country […]

US records nearly 2,000 coronavirus deaths in one day

The United States recorded nearly 2,000 novel coronavirus deaths for the second day in a row, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:30 pm Wednesday (0030 GMT Thursday). The record-breaking figure of 1,973 deaths (slightly higher than the previous day’s toll of 1,939) brings the total number of US fatalities to […]

313,000 COVID-19 tests done in U.S., 41,000 tested positive

As part of the combat the spread of coronavirus, 313,000 coronavirus tests have been completed in the U.S, and personal protective equipment for medical professionals is being shipped to “hotspots” around the country. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that 313,000 coronavirus tests have been completed in the United States, and more than […]