US coronavirus deaths top 150,000

US coronavirus deaths top 150,000

More than 150,000 people have died from the new coronavirus in the United States.

The states of California, Florida and Texas all set one-day records for COVID-19 deaths. California had 185 fatalities, Florida reported 217 and Texas had at least 311 deaths.

The US recorded 1,461 deaths on Wednesday, the highest one-day increase since May 27, according to Reuters news agency. This means that one person in the country died about every minute from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Deaths from COVID-19 are increasing by 10,000 in the past days.

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