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

Agence France-Presse

Posted at May 29 2020 08:59 AM

WASHINGTON - 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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