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Demonstrators gather to protest the death of George Floyd, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, outside of the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. Image Credit: AP

Washington: The United States recorded 919 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 107,099, according to the latest real-time tally Wednesday reported by Johns Hopkins University.

The country — hardest hit by the pandemic in terms of the number of fatalities — has now confirmed nearly 1.85 million cases, the Baltimore-based school reported at 8.30pm Wednesday (4.30am UAE Thursday).

Even if the pandemic seems to be abating to some extent in the country, health experts are still worried, and say that widespread anti-racism protests over the past week could lead to a new surge in cases.