WORLD US records 1,297 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

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US records 1,297 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

AFP

08:43, May 29, 2020

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A woman walks past a memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives to COVID-19 at Greenwood Cemetary on May 28, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: AFP)

The United States recorded 1,297 coronavirus deaths on Thursday, bringing its total to 101,573 since the global pandemic began, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

The country has also officially logged 1,720,613 cases of the virus, far more than any other nation, the tracker kept by the Baltimore-based university showed at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Friday).


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