Washington, Apr 11: More than 2,000 people died due to coronavirus in the past 24 hours in the US, becoming the first country to record more than 2,000 deaths in one day due to the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
The death toll in the US has increased by 2,508 to 18,637 on Friday. The previous one day high was 1,936 on Wednesday. According to the Washington Post, on Friday, about 60 per cent of the fatalities were reported from three states: New York (777), New Jersey (232) and Michigan (205). (UNI)