US adds more than 1,800 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

The United States recorded 1,813 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 84,059, 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 1,389,935 cases, the Baltimore-based school reported. (AFP)