COVID-19: US RECORDS HIGHEST DAILY DEATH CASES
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread its tentacles across the globe, The United States has recorded 1,169 deaths in the last 24 hour making it the country with the highest single day death cases
Statistics reported from the John Hopkins University showed a total of 5,926 deaths have been reported in the US, which also has the highest number of cases worldwide at 245,570.
In Italy, which had the global single-day record of deaths at 969, a total of 13,915 have now been killed by COVID-19 which makes it the highest death-toll globally.
About 115,242 persons have also been infected by the disease in the European country.
Spain, the third worst-hit country, has also recorded 112,065 infections so far.
Europe remains the most affected region with at least half a million cases — more than half of the total infections worldwide.
Data in Africa is less gloomy with 7,028 cases and 284 deaths across 50 countries, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.