US coronavirus deaths hit new daily high
Coronavirus deaths in the US have hit another one-day high at more than 4300.
The country's overall death toll from coronavirus has eclipsed 380,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The US recorded 4327 deaths on Tuesday, with Arizona and California among the hardest-hit states.
According to Johns Hopkins University, there have been at least 22,825,766 cases of coronavirus in the U.S.; at least 380,365 people have died in the U.S. from coronavirus.— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 13, 2021
So far today, Johns Hopkins University has reported 203,461 new cases and 4,022 new deaths.
Deaths have been rising sharply in the past two and a half and the country is in the most lethal phase of the outbreak yet, even as the vaccine is rolled out.
New cases are running at nearly a quarter-million per day on average.
More than 9.3 million people in the US have received their first shot of a coronavirus vaccine.
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