The US coronavirus death toll climbed by 2,333 in the past 24 hours, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed Tuesday, more than twice as many as the day before.
People visit Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, on May 2, 2020. (Photo: AFP)
The Baltimore-based university said as of 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Wednesday) that the country had suffered a total of 71,022 deaths.
On Monday, the United States recorded its lowest daily balance in a month, with 1,015 fatalities.