There were 35419 new coronavirus cases in the United States on Saturday and 2065 fresh deaths, according to the latest data.
As at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 26, there were 54,265 coronavirus deaths in the United States from 960,896 cases. At least 118,162 patients had fully recovered, according to statistics website Worldometers that aggregates health information on COVID-19.
The real numbers may be much higher because testing is limited in the United States.
Worldwide, close to 3 million people have been infected with the coronavirus, and more than 200,000 people have died, according to Johns Hopkins University virus tracker.
More than 5 million tests have been conducted worldwide, Johns Hopkins University said.