At least 70,115 people are now known to have died in the USA, according to the data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. That
represents more than a quarter of all pandemic-linked deaths reported across the world.
The US has also reported more cases of the virus than any other country, with 1,192,119 as of this afternoon.
New York remains the state that has suffered the most deaths, losing at least 24,999 residents to the virus. But it has seen a recent decrease in its number of cases and deaths, while other states are still on the rise.