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US Covid-19 tally: 61,262 fresh cases in 24 hours, says Johns Hopkins data


  • It was the fifth consecutive day with more than 60,000 infections recorded
  • There were also 1,051 deaths in the 24-hour period

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 ...


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