National coronavirus deaths hit another record

U.S. hits another one-day high at over 4,300 deaths. The record-setting surges have been overshadowed by the fallout from the deadly uprising at the Capitol.

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January 13, 2021 - 10:00 AM

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Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. hit another one-day high at over 4,300 with the country’s attention focused largely on the fallout from the deadly uprising at the Capitol.

The nation’s overall death toll from COVID-19 has eclipsed 380,000, according to Johns Hopkins University, and is closing in fast on the number of Americans killed in World War II, or about 407,000. Confirmed infections have topped 22.8 million.

The U.S. recorded 4,327 deaths on Tuesday by Johns Hopkins’ count. Arizona and California have been among the hardest-hit states.

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