The United States today recorded 76,570 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, according to Johns Hopkins University report.
The nation’s total number of people affected by the plague is now over 4 million.
The U.S. is the world’s most infected country and has the highest death rate.
The country numbered 4,032,430 infections and 144,167 deaths.
The U.S. has seen the disease surge, particularly in southern and western states, as Texas, California, Alabama, Idaho, and Florida all announced record one-day death tolls.
Meanwhile, globally more than 633,000 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while more than 15.5 million infections have been confirmed in at least 188 countries and territories.
Nearly nine million people have recovered to date.
Here are the top 10 countries most affected by the COVID-19 plague:
United States – 4,038,748 cases, 144,304 deaths
Brazil – 2,287,475 cases, 84,082 deaths
India – 1,288,108 cases, 30,601 deaths
Russia – 793,720 cases, 12,873 deaths
South Africa – 408,052 cases, 6,093 deaths
Peru – 371,096 cases, 17,654 deaths
Mexico – 370,712 cases, 41,908 deaths
Chile – 338,759 cases, 8,838 deaths
United Kingdom – 298,731 cases, 45,640 deaths
Iran – 284,034 cases, 15,074 deaths
Nigel Bell, Readers Bureau, Contributor
Edited by Jesus Chan
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