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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24h (3.4.2021, 9:55am CET, WHO):   U.S. 57,831    India 17,407    Brazil 59,925    Russia 10,535    The United Kingdom 6,391    France 22,148    Spain 2,662    Italy 17,063    Turkey 11,837    Germany 9,019    Columbia 4,339    Argentina 7,855    Mexico 7,913    Poland 15,698    Iran 8,525    Ukraine 7,235    Indonesia 6,808    Peru 5,358    Czechia 16,816    The Netherlands 4,032    Canada 2,714    Chile 3,040    Romania 3,950    Israel 4,809    Iraq 5,173    Sweden 2,843    Pakistan 1,388    Philippines 1,781    Serbia 4,157    Austria 2,648    Hungary 4,211    Japan 1,192    Jordan 5,335    United Arab Emirates 2,692    Lebanon 3,463    Slovakia 3,357    Malaysia 1,745    Ecuador 2,747    Bulgaria 2,403    Palestine 2,017    Kuwait 1,409    Greece 1,312    Moldova 1,400    Paraguay 1,082    Estonia 1,454    China 27    Singapore 23    New Zealand 6    Australia 10    South Korea 424   

Record 4,591 coronavirus deaths in U.S., Trump wants to open economy

Christian Fernsby |
The number of reported deaths in the U.S. from the new coronavirus spiked to nearly double the prior record Thursday, as governors extended their lockdown orders, and the Donald Trump's administration released new federal guidelines to reopen the economy.

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Topics: CORONAVIRUS    U.S.    TRUMP   

In the 24 hours ending at 8 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, 4,591 people were reported to have died from COVID-19, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. The prior record was 2,569 on Wednesday.

The number of new reported U.S. cases, meanwhile, was roughly equal with that on Wednesday at 31,451.

In total, there have been nearly 668,000 coronavirus cases and nearly 33,000 deaths in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins. Globally, confirmed cases of the virus have reached more than 2.15 million, with the number of deaths worldwide topping 143,800.

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