The cumulative U.S. death toll associated with the coronavirus surpassed 650,000 early Wednesday, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.

Iran PressAmerica: At least around 650,000 Americans have died from Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, averaging more than 1,100 deaths per day since the first coronavirus death was reported in late February 2020, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

The United States is still logging more than 1,400 new deaths per day on average, according to Johns Hopkins. Texas has the nation’s highest rate of new deaths (5.9 deaths per 100,000 in the last seven days), followed by Mississippi (5.4) and Arkansas (5.2), per the CDC. 219