COVID-19 deaths in US top 60,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York

New York, (Asian independent) The number of COVID-19 deaths in the US has topped 60,000, reaching 60,207 as of 4 p.m. (Wednesday), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

A total of 1,030,487 cases have been reported in the country, according to the CSSE, Xinhua reported.

The state of New York suffered the most, with 299,691 cases and 23,384 deaths. Other hardest-hit states included New Jersey with 6,771 deaths, Michigan with 3,673 deaths and Massachusetts with 3,153 deaths, the data showed.