More than 77 thousand people with positive coronavirus have died in the US, Report says, citing Johns Hopkins University.
On Friday, the Institute reported more than 75,000 deaths from a new type of virus.
The US has so far confirmed 77,180 deaths from COVID-19 in the country. The total coronavirus tally in the country stands for 1 283 929, almost with 199 thousand recoveries.
On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in China’s Wuhan, the causative agent of which is a new type of coronavirus officially named COVID-19.
On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus a pandemic.