WORLD US coronavirus deaths rise by 2,333 in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

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US coronavirus deaths rise by 2,333 in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

AFP

08:57, May 06, 2020

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. 

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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.

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