Coronavirus outbreak: US records 2,494 more coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, says Johns Hopkins University

By: |
April 26, 2020 8:37 AM

The United States is by far the hardest-hit country in the global pandemic, in terms of both confirmed infections and deaths.

The United States is by far the hardest-hit country in the global pandemic.

The United States recorded 2,494 more coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, according to figures reported Saturday night by Johns Hopkins University. The country now has an overall death toll of 53,511, with 936,293 confirmed infections, according to a tally by the Baltimore-based university at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Sunday).

The United States is by far the hardest-hit country in the global pandemic, in terms of both confirmed infections and deaths. The toll of 2,494 was a jump from Friday, when the US recorded the lowest number of virus deaths — 1,258 — in nearly three weeks.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shahbaz arrested, Zardari indicted in money laundering cases
2US elections: Biden campaign launches initiative to woo Sikhs in America
3Biden’s son Hunter made money from Russia, China: Trump