The United States recorded more than 2,000 deaths related to the new coronavirus for the third consecutive day, according to the real-time count reported Thursday by Johns Hopkins University.
The country is most affected by the pandemic in terms of the number of deaths, registered 2,053 deaths on Thursday, after 2,502 deaths on Wednesday and 2,207 on Tuesday.
At least 62,906 people have died in the United States, according to the Baltimore-based university.
Country hardest hit by Covid-19
The United States is the hardest hit by deaths from the pandemic, ahead of Italy with 27,967 deaths, the United Kingdom with 26,711, Spain and France, 24,543 and 24,376 deaths, respectively, according to an AFP count.
Since its appearance in China in December, COVID-19 has killed at least 230,000 people.
The United States, with more than a million diagnosed cases, represents almost a third of the officially registered cases in 195 countries and territories around the world.