Covid-19 Daily Report: US deaths highest for two weeks – global trend is down

7 May 2020 (Last Updated May 7th, 2020 10:44)

7 May

The US has recorded its highest level of Covid-19 deaths for more than a fortnight.

Some 2,367 new deaths were recorded in America yesterday – the most in a single 24-hour period since 21 April .

Globally there were 6,592 deaths yesterday, taking the weekly total to 36,166 – down from 40,724 the week before.

Covid-19 daily report