US coronavirus death toll reaches 217,829
957 people have died from coronavirus in the past 24 hours, rising the United States’ death toll from the virus to 217,829, according to Johns Hopkins University.
7,833,763 people have until now tested positive for coronavirus in the country, an increase of 56,652 new cases in the past 24 hours.
Until now, at least 4,983,380 patients suffering from the pandemic have recovered and been discharged from hospital in the country.
At least 115,343,815 tests have been carried out to detect coronavirus infections in the country.
New York, which is being hit the hardest by the novel coronavirus in the U.S, has so far reported more than 505,230 confirmed cases, with at least 33,363 deaths.
According to Worldometer, a reference website that provides counters and real-time statistics for diverse topics, coronavirus pandemic has so far claimed the lives of at least 1,068,113 people across the world. (ILKHA)