The new cases of coronavirus in the United States of America have reached 39,972 and 2,425 deaths on Thursday.
CNN reports from John Hopkins University reveal that it is the largest one-day jump in cases during the pandemic.
On the total for death, and number of cases in the US, 2,422,299 cases have been recorded, while 124,410 people have lost their lives, according to data from JHU.
The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as repatriated cases.
Meanwhile, one of the hardest-hit states, after New York and California New Jersey; added a large number of probable coronavirus-related deaths to its tally on Thursday.
Update: Johns Hopkins has published updated numbers for Thursday; some of the earlier cases and deaths were assigned to previous days, which contributed to the fluctuation.
A concerned global figure, Bill Gates Eight weeks ago, was last a guest on CNN’s Town Hall, when the death toll in America stood at 63,000 with more than one million cases recorded.