| 28 May 2024, Tuesday |

US reports over 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours: Reuters tally

Delta variant continues to ravage parts of the US with low vaccination rollout.

The United States reported more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, and about 42 fatalities an hour, according to a Reuters tally.

Coronavirus-related deaths have spiked in the past month and are averaging 769 per day, the highest since mid-April, according to a Reuters tally.

Since the start of the pandemic, the country has lost 622,813 people to COVID-19, the highest number of deaths for any country in the world.

  • alarabiya
  • Reuters