More than 1,408,636 people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus and at least 83,425 have died, according to a New York Times database.

Iran Press/America: The continued spread of the virus, and the continued rise in the death toll, comes as political leaders reopen parts of the country.

But stay-at-home orders remain in effect in many states, Americans have been told to wear face coverings in public and true normalcy remains a distant vision.

In recent weeks, more than 20,000 new cases have been announced across the United States almost every day, keeping the country on a downward-slanted plateau instead of the sharp descent scientists had hoped for.

The outbreak in this country, which now has the highest number of known cases in the world, has exploded over the last two months.

According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 4,342,354 cases have been detected worldwide, with 292,893 deaths and 1,602,443 people now recovered.


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