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A woman photographs a memorial for those who have died from the coronavirus outside The Green-Wood Cemetery, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., May 27, 2020. Image Credit: Reuters

Washington: The United States has now recorded more than 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Johns Hopkins University reported Wednesday — a sombre milestone and by far the highest total in the world.

The country reported its first death about three months ago. Since then, nearly 1.7 million infections have been tallied nationwide, according to the Baltimore-based school.

The actual number of deaths and infections is believed to be higher, experts say.