Daily Mail: Coronavirus kills 908 Americans in 24hrs to take US death toll to 4,391, with more than 200,000 people testing positive – as Michigan emerges as the third deadliest hotspot behind NYC and New Jersey with 259 fatalities
* Number of coronavirus cases in the US surpassed 200,000 on Wednesday as the death toll increased to more than 4,300
* New infections across the country increased by 25,676 and new deaths rose by 908
* The US death toll has now surpassed the number of deaths reported in China (3,309) where the outbreak first emerged back in December
* The death toll in Italy (12,428) and Spain (9,053) is still higher than the United States
* More than 40% of the country’s fatal cases come from New York state where the death toll rose by 391 to 1,941. New York state also saw an increase of 7,917 cases to bring the total number of new infections to 83,712
* President Donald Trump has warned Americans to brace for a ‘hell of a bad two weeks’ ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the US
* Fears that the US is on track to become the new Italy, whose healthcare system has buckled under the weight of the pandemic, are fast becoming a reality
More than 900 people have died in the US in 24 hours with the death toll increasing to more than 4,300 as the number of coronavirus cases in the US surpassed 200,000.
New deaths from the coronavirus rose by 908 on Wednesday while new infections across the country increased by 25,676.
The US death toll has now surpassed the number of deaths reported in China (3,309) where the outbreak first emerged back in December.
The death toll in Italy (12,428) and Spain (9,053) is still higher than the United States.
More than 40 percent of the country’s fatal cases come from New York state where the death toll rose by 391 to 1,941. New York state also saw an increase of 7,917 cases to bring the total number of new infections to 83,712.
Michigan now has the third highest death toll in the country after reporting a spike in its figures over night. The state recorded 75 news deaths, bringing its death toll to 259. Michigan has more than 7,600 confirmed cases.
New Jersey is second behind New York with 267 deaths and 18,997 infections.
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