U.S. registers 2,600 new coronavirus cases every hour
July 24, 2020 - U.S. coronavirus cases have surpassed 4 million, with approximately 2,600 new infections being reported every hour – the highest rate in the world.
The US has surpassed 4 million officially recorded Covid-19 cases, with a quarter of those coming in the last two weeks.
About 59,600 people were hospitalized with Covid-19 in the US on Wednesday – around 300 cases short of the country's peak recorded in April, according to the Covid Tracking Project.
As of 0930GMT, Friday, July 24, the US has recorded 4,038,863 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. At least 144,305 people have died, and the count is picking up speed.
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