United States death toll from COVID-19 pandemic tops 50,000


Washington | APRIL 25, 2020:

In United States, the death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 50,000 on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In the last 24 hours 3,176 people died from the virus in the US. Globally, the COVID-19 cases exceeded 2.7 million, with more than 192,000 dead, the university said.

The US accounted for nearly a third of the total number of cases, exceeding 869,000, and over a quarter of the fatalities with 50,031.