The United States recorded 1,561 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 93,406, according to the latest real-time tally Wednesday reported by Johns Hopkins University.
The country — hardest hit by the pandemic in terms of the number of fatalities — has now confirmed a total of 1,550,959 cases, the Baltimore-based school reported.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll has climbed to 3,29,754 worldwide till Thursday noon.
A total of 50,90,642 people have been infected and 20,25,716 people have recovered worldwide from the disease, according to latest data from worldometer.
A total of 213 countries and territories and two international conveyances have been infected in the deadly disease.
The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.
BDST: 1430 HRS, MAY 21, 2020