U.S. coronavirus deaths top 1,000

by Jordyn Pair · Mar 26th, 2020 8:41 am

The death toll in the United States from the coronavirus topped 1,000 on Wednesday night, with a quarter of deaths in the country occurring in New York City.

New York City currently has more than 20,000 cases and 280 deaths. The death toll in the U.S. rose to 1,041 late Wednesday, with nearly 70,000 infections.

The worldwide death toll has risen past 21,000 according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.


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