Coronavirus: United States reports 776 deaths in last 24 hours; lowest since March

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 11, 2020, 08.07 AM(IST)

Coronavirus in New York City, New York Photograph:( Reuters )

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In recent weeks, daily death-toll in the United States usually varies from 1,000 to 2,500. 

The United States records lowest daily death-toll since March. According to a real-time tally by Johns Hopkins University, the US reported 776 deaths in the past 24 hours bringing the total death-toll of the country to 80,562. 

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The country remains the worst-hit country in terms of coronavirus pandemic as the confirmed cases soar up to 1,329,072 as per Baltimore-based school reported. 

In recent weeks, daily death-toll in the United States usually varies from 1,000 to 2,500. 

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The number of positive coronavirus cases globally has crossed the 4 million mark as the total cases reported are nearly 4,026,691.

As many as 276,894 people have lost their lives due to the deadly virus.

Italy and Spain are aiming to partially open the lockdown as the cases have slowed down, with Italy having total 217,185 positives, including 30,201 deaths, and Spain having 240,711 positive cases, including 26,299 deaths.

The United Kingdom and Russia are struggling to contain the spread of the virus as the number of cases rose to 211,364 (31,241 deaths) and 198,676 (1,827 deaths) respectively. However, few relaxations in the lockdown of the UK are expected soon.

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