18K New Covid Cases, 144 Deaths In US

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18551 people were reported Covid positive on Sunday, taking the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States to 86,980,002, as per latest data by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

144 Covid deaths reported on the same day took the total U.S. Covid casualties to 1,015,962.

Texas reported the most number of cases - 9198.

Deaths have increased by 5 percent in the last two weeks, New York Times' latest tally shows.

More than 30000 people are currently in American hospitals with Covid infection, an increase of 7 percent over the last two weeks. Nearly 3,500 of these patients are admitted in intensive care units, marking 8 percent rise in a fortnight.

84,513,615 people have so far recovered from the disease, the Worldometer tally shows.

508 additional deaths were reported globally on Sunday, taking the total number of people who lost their lives due to the pandemic so far to 6,329,345.

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