Coronavirus Pandemic: US becomes first country to record over 2000 deaths in last 24 hrs

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Published: April 11,2020 01:17 PM
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April 11, 2020: With 2,108 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the United States on Friday become the first country to record more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in one day, according to the Johns Hopkins

April 11, 2020: With 2,108 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the United States on Friday become the first country to record more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in one day, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.



The US has now recorded 18,586 deaths and is closing in on the toll of 18,849 dead in Italy, which has seen the most fatalities so far in the global pandemic.



As per reports, the country is also approaching half a million confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 496,535 as of 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Saturday), an increase of 35,098 in the past 24 hours.



It may be stated that President Donald Trump on Friday said that his decision on when to reopen the US economy, shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be the toughest he has ever taken.


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