Panic In US As Death Toll From Coronavirus Passes 1000

The number of people with Covid-19 who have died in the US has passed 1,000, according to a running total from John Hopkins University.

The most recent total was 1,050 deaths with 69,171 cases.

With confirmed cases and deaths continuing to soar, several states are enacting measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.

The disease has been reported in each of America’s 50 states, although some are experiencing worse outbreaks than others. Here are five states that have been hit with the highest number of deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University:

  • New York 368
  • Washington 133
  • California 67
  • Louisiana 65
  • New Jersey 62
  • Georgia 47. BBC