US passes 200,000 virus deaths: Johns Hopkins tally

By: AFP      Published: 08:57 PM, 22 Sep, 2020
US passes 200,000 virus deaths: Johns Hopkins tally

The United States registered its 200,000th death from the Covid-19 pandemic on Tuesday, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump will stay in office.

According to a rolling tally by Johns Hopkins University, 200,005 Americans have died and 6.86 million have been confirmed infected by the novel coronavirus.