WORLD US hits record 2,228 deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins tally

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US hits record 2,228 deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins tally

AFP

08:55, April 15, 2020

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Maria Diaz an employee at The Red Cross assists Cathy Parkes who donates blood at Pechanga Arena during Celebration of Heroes event amid the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic on April 14, 2020 in San Diego, California. (Photo: AFP)

The United States recorded 2,228 deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic over the past 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:30 pm Tuesday (0030 GMT Wednesday).

The number of fatalities was a sharp increase after two days in decline.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 25,757 people in the US, the most of any country.

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