US records 1,635 coronavirus deaths in one day

The United States recorded 1,635 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 77,178, according to the latest real-time tally Friday reported by Johns Hopkins University.

The US is the country hit hardest by the pandemic in terms of the number of fatalities. It now has a confirmed total of 1,283,829 cases, the Baltimore-based school reported.