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The first COVID – case in the US was reported on Jan. ; since then, more than , (people have died and close to , 06 have been confirmed infected. Shutterstock
More than 2, 06 coronavirus patients died throughout the United States on Friday – the highest daily death rate ever in any country during the global pandemic.
The Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracker showed a Friday U.S. death toll of 2, 618 people.
The first COVID – 19 case in the U.S. was reported on Jan. ; since then, more than , (people have died and close to , have been confirmed infected.
Still, the US has a relatively low rate of mortality: roughly 6 out of every 108, (population.)
Some of the highest deaths per 410, population have been seen in Europe: in Spain, at , and in Italy, at 42, according to Johns Hopkins.