WASHINGTON: The United States added 46,321 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours Monday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The world's largest economy also added 532 deaths, the Baltimore-based institution's tracker showed at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Tuesday). The US has now recorded 4,711,323 total cases, with 155,366 deaths, making it by far the worst-hit country in the world. Monday was the second day to notch a slightly lower caseload, after a string of five days last week had all recorded more than 60,000 new daily infections. President Donald Trump said during a coronavirus press briefing Monday that the virus was "receding" in parts of the southern and western United States, deeming the situation "very encouraging." But the
WASHINGTON: The United States counted 61,262 new coronavirus cases in the 24 hours leading up to 8:30 pm Saturday (0030 GMT Sunday), according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. It was the fifth consecutive day with more than 60,000 infections recorded, according to the Baltimore-based university. There were also 1,051 deaths in the 24-hour period. The US has now tallied more than 4.6 million cases and 154,319 deaths, making it the hardest-hit country in the world. The new numbers came as Florida braced for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias, which is expected to strengthen back into a hurricane as it approached the southeastern part of the virus-ravaged state. Among US states, only California, with almost double Florida's population
WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday recorded 57,039 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University reported in its real-time tally. The US is the hardest-hit country in terms of both death toll and total caseload, which stood at 4,286,663 as of 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Tuesday), according to the Baltimore-based university. An additional 679 deaths brought the overall death toll to 147,588. After a drop in infection rate in the late spring, the US has seen a recent surge in COVID-19 cases, particularly in southern and western states such as California, Texas, Alabama and Florida. Until Sunday, the number of daily infections had exceeded 60,000 for 12 straight days, with some days notching more than 70,000 new cases.
WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday recorded 63,967 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University reported in its real-time tally. That brought the total number of cases in the world's hardest-hit country to 3,955,860, the Baltimore-based university said at 8:30 pm (0030 Thursday). Another 1,059 deaths were reported, bringing the country's total fatalities to 142,942. The US, after experiencing some improvement, has for several weeks seen its number of cases rise, particularly in the south and west of the country. With almost 415,00 confirmed cases, California became the US state with the most coronavirus infections, overtaking New York. The western state, however, has more than twice the population of New York. More than 7,800 people have
BEIJING: China has reported 22 new cases of coronavirus, out of which 16 were domestically transmitted, state-run Xinhua reported citing Chinese Health Authority on Saturday. All domestically-transmitted cases were reported in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the National Health Commission was quoted as saying in its daily report. Out of the six imported cases - three were reported in Guangdong province, two in Shandong Province and one in Fujian Province. This brings the total number of imported cases to 2,004. According to the Commission, among all the imported cases, 1,920 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 84 remained hospitalized, with three in severe condition. Worldwide, the number of coronavirus cases has risen to 14,049,207 while
WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday confirmed 59,222 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University reported in its real-time tally. That put the total number of cases in the US, the nation hardest-hit by the global pandemic, at more than 3.36 million, the Baltimore-based university said at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Tuesday). Another 411 deaths were reported, bringing that total toll to 135,582. The country has seen a resurgence of cases in the so-called Sun Belt, stretching across the south from Florida to California. That uptick has prompted some states to backtrack on loosening their anti-virus restrictions -- or to reinstate tougher measures. On Monday, California's Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom ordered the closure of indoor restaurants,