US coronavirus death toll jumps to over 15,000

By: AFP      Published: 11:16 PM, 9 Apr, 2020
US coronavirus death toll jumps to over 15,000

More than 15,000 people in the United States have died in the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Johns Hopkins University running tally on Thursday.

The tally leapt to 15,774 dead from 432,596 cases, as the US struggles to combat the spread of virus.