Coronavirus infections in the US surpass 400,000 mark after suffering deadliest day yet

April 8, 2020 / By David Aaro | Fox News

The number of positive coronavirus cases in the U.S. jumped past 400,000 Wednesday – just a day after the country saw its deadliest day yet.

A tally by Johns Hopkins University showed the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. at 401,166, keeping it as the hardest-hit country in the world.

The daily death toll the coronavirus across the country hit 1,939 on Tuesday, which was the highest single-day total for any country since the virus was first detected in China late last year.

According to Johns Hopkins University’s tally, the death toll in the U.S. inched closer to 13,000 on Wednesday. At least 22, 539 people across the country have recovered from the virus.


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Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Surgio Health as well as Chief Operating Officer at Ortho Spine Partners. Prior to that, he was the assistant vice president and business unit leader of Medical Device Management for HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG).

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