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edics take a stretcher into a Manhattan hospital that has been at the forefront of the coronavirus outbreak on May 12, 2020 in New York City. Image Credit: AFP

Washington: The United States recorded 1,894 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 82,246, according to the real-time tally by Johns Hopkins University at 8.30pm Tuesday (4.30am UAE Wednesday).

The figure was a sharp rise after daily tolls fell below 1,000 on Sunday and Monday.

The country — hardest hit by the pandemic in terms of the number of fatalities — has now confirmed a total of 1,367,927 cases, the Baltimore-based school reported.

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