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US records 1,514 virus deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins University

Updated: 2020-04-13 09:27
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Medical workers take in patients at a special coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center on April 12, 2020 in the Borough Park neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. [Photo/Agencies]

WASHINGTON - The United States recorded 1,514 deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic over the past 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:30 pm Sunday (0030 GMT Monday).

The number of fatalities was lower than the previous day's toll of 1,920.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 22,020 people in the US, the most of any country.

The US also leads the world by far in the number of confirmed infections, with 555,313 by the Baltimore-based university's count.


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