The US coronavirus death toll has risen by 532 over the past 24 hours, the Johns Hopkins University tracker said Monday.
Ruby’s Bar and Grill is open on the boardwalk at Coney Island amid the coronavirus pandemic on May 24, 2020 in New York. (Photo: AFP)
After that relatively small increase, the US toll now stands at 98,218 lives as of 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Tuesday), according to the Baltimore-based university, and US cases of infection now number 1,662,375.
Both are the highest anywhere in the world.