'US records 2,502 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours'

US records 2,502 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours: Tracker

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The United States recorded 2,502 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the latest real-time tally on Wednesday reported by Johns Hopkins University.

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After two days of a relative easing in the toll on Sunday and Monday, the numbers have spiked again the past two days.

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At least 60,853 people have now died in the country, according to the Baltimore-based university.