he United States recorded 2,030 new deaths of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of fatalities to more than 73 thousands, according to a running tally by the Johns Hopkins University late Wednesday.

The overall number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the US has surpassed 1.22 million, the university’s figures showed, noting that around 190,000 patients have recovered from the virus.