WASHINGTON: The United States reported 67,023 new coronavirus cases and 1,259 new deaths on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
There are at least 4,562,038 Covid-19 infections in the US and at least 153,314 people have died.
During the month of July, the United States’ coronavirus daily death totals exceeded 1,000 on 10 occasions, according to data gathered by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
In June, the number of daily deaths topped 1,000 on three out of 30 days, representing a drop from previous months, JHU records show.
During May, daily death totals were greater than 1,000 on 23 of the 31 days.
In April, the number of deaths reported each day exceeded 1,000 for each of the 30 days of the month, with 17 days reporting more than 2,000 deaths according to data from JHU.
The highest recorded daily death total in the US is 2,614 set on April 17, according to information compiled by JHU.
Here’s July’s breakdown:
- July 7 1,195
- July 21 1,096
- July 22 1,195
- July 23 1,114
- July 24 1,130
- July 27 1,077
- July 28 1,362
- July 29 1,448
- July 30 1,233
- July 31 1,259
Meanwhile, coronavirus cases around the globe have surpassed 17.4 million. More than 4.5 million cases have been recorded in the United States.