KATHMANDU: America, the worst-hit in terms of both deaths and infection cases, has reported 2,109 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 76,908 as of Friday morning.
According to the latest figures collated by Worldometer, with 29,120 new cases, the number of infection cases has surged to 1,292,212.
Currently, 998, 441 coronavirus patients are undergoing treatment at various hospitals across America, of which 16,995 are critical. Meanwhile, 216, 863 have recovered after treatment.
New York is the worst-hit with 26, 365 deaths followed by New Jersey and Massachusetts with 8,834 and 4, 552 deaths, respectively.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) had declared Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency on January 31 in the US.
Broke out in Wuhan City of China last December, the deadly virus has spread to 212 countries including two international conveyances across the world, killing 270,352 and infecting 3,912,425 people as of Friday morning.