The United States reported 1,225 coronavirus deaths on Friday, a total of 102,798 since the global pandemic began. This emerges from a balance sheet of Johns Hopkins University.
The country officially registered 1,745,606 cases of the virus, far more than any other country, as the Baltimore University tracker showed at 8:30 p.m. (Saturday, 12:30 a.m. GMT).
The latest figures came when President Donald Trump said he had cut off U.S. relations with the World Health Organization, accused it of not doing enough to curb the initial spread of the novel coronavirus, and was too lenient with China, where the outbreak occurred in started last year.
Trump has suspended WHO funding last month. So far, the association has made the largest contribution to the UN agency by far last year with $ 400 million.
In the meantime, states and communities in the United States have continued to gradually reopen.
New York, the US city worst affected by coronavirus, is "on track" to reopen June 8th week, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday.