US coronavirus death toll exceeds 70,000

  • 23:35 05 May 2020

US coronavirus death toll exceeds 70,000

The death toll in the United States from COVID-19 has surpassed 70,000, with the number of cases exceeding 1.19 million, Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center data showed on Tuesday, APA reports.

Health officials in the country have documented 70,115 fatalities and 1,192,119 cases overall, according to the data.

The United States leads the world in the number of reported COVID-19 deaths and confirmed cases. There are more than 3.6 million COVID-19 cases worldwide and more than 253,000 deaths, according to the data.

Faig Mahmudov