US records 919 virus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

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US records 919 virus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

Thursday, June 04, 2020

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WASHINGTON,United States(AFP) — The United States recorded 919 coronavirusdeathsin the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 107,099, according to the latest real-time tally Wednesday reported by Johns Hopkins University.

The country — hardest hit by the pandemic in terms of the number of fatalities — has now confirmed nearly 1.85 million cases, the Baltimore-based school reported at 8:30 pm Wednesday (0030 GMT Thursday).

Even if the pandemic seems to be abating to some extent in the country, health experts are still worried, and say that widespread anti-racism protests over the past week could lead to a new surge in cases.


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