U.S. coronavirus death toll climbs over 16,000

Coronavirus latest: US death toll passes 16,000 level | Financial Timesa

The U.S. recorded 1,783 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the death toll has now reached 16,478, Johns Hopkins University’s latest tally showed.

There are 456,828 total reported COVID-19 cases in the U.S. as of Thursday, and 25,410 patients have recovered.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a press briefing on Thursday that the country is testing more than 100,000 people a day for the virus. President Trump said that more than two million tests have now been conducted in the country.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.