The United States yesterday recorded more than 76,000 new infections with the new Corona virus within 24 hours, according to data published by the Johns Hopkins University, a reference point in tracking cases and deaths from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jones Hopkins data as of 20:30 pm Thursday (00:30 GMT Friday) showed that the total number of HIV infections in the United States increased to 4,032,430 infections, including 76,570 cases recorded during the past twenty-four hours.

Coved-19 has also caused 1,225 deaths in the United States during the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll from the deadly epidemic in this country to 144,167 deaths, according to the university and its headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland (northeast).