United States has surpassed the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths, the world’s highest.
It reached the mark on Tuesday night as figures rolled in from the states.
John Hopkins University estimated the death toll at 98,902 deaths as at 01:30GMT on Wednesday.
But data company Dadax which runs worldometers.info said 100,579 people have died.
On Tuesday alone, fresh infections were 19,049 , while fresh deaths were 774.
U.S. caseload of infections is now 1,725,275 and still counting.
President Trump has been accused of causing the carnage, by not taking action when he should have.
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India: 150,793 (Data: Johns Hopkins University)
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