U.S. coronavirus death toll climbs over 16,000
Updated 09:03, 10-Apr-2020

The U.S. recorded 1,783 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the death toll has now reached 16,478, Johns Hopkins University's latest tally showed.

There are 456,828 total reported COVID-19 cases in the U.S. as of Thursday, and 25,410 patients have recovered.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a press briefing on Thursday that the country is testing more than 100,000 people a day for the virus. President Trump said that more than two million tests have now been conducted in the country.