U.S. death toll surpasses 110,000
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The number of coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 110,000 Saturday, according to NBC News’ accounting of virus data.
The nation has seen 1,916,237 cases and 110,041 deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the data.
As the global death toll nears 400,000, fears continue to mount over the growing number of cases in Latin America, particularly Brazil where almost 620,000 cases have been recorded and over 34,000 people have died, according to John Hopkins University data.
Meanwhile, authorities across the world are struggling to ensure that people attending protests sparked by the death of George Floyd practice social distancing.
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