US virus death toll climbs by 2,073 in 24 hours: tracker

Agence France-Presse

Posted at May 07 2020 08:58 AM

WASHINGTON - The United States recorded 2,073 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 73,095, according to the latest real-time tally Wednesday reported by Johns Hopkins University.

The country -- hardest hit by the pandemic in terms of the number of fatalities -- has now confirmed a total of 1,227,430 cases, the Baltimore-based school reported.

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