Tuesday's reported deaths from the coronavirus outbreak have exceeded 1,000 for the first time in two weeks, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. (via CNN).
A Reuters tally came up with the same count.
After weeks of declining fatalities, there were more than 5,200 U.S. COVID-19 deaths in the week ended July 19, up 5% from the previous seven days, a Reuters analysis found. That was the second successive week of rising deaths.
Nearly 142,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, a toll that experts warn will likely surge following recent record spikes in case numbers and an alarming rise in hospitalizations in many states.