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Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 81,000 as Some Lockdowns Tighten

The U.S. death toll from the new coronavirus rose sharply, with almost fifty% extra people killed Tuesday than any earlier day in the epidemic, in accordance to a Wall Road Journal evaluation of info from Johns Hopkins University.

Amongst eight p.m. Monday and the very same time Tuesday, 1,939 people in the U.S. died from Covid-19, the respiratory ailment caused by the virus. The earlier file was set Saturday, when 1,320 died.

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