The United States reported more than 3,000 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University -- the fifth time since the pandemic began that the country has added more than 3,000 Covid-19 fatalities in a day.
Tuesday marked the fourth-highest number of deaths in the country from Covid-19 reported in a single day, according to JHU data.
The top five days for new deaths are:
- Dec. 16: 3,682
- Dec. 17: 3,346
- Dec. 11: 3,283
- Dec. 22: 3,221
- Dec. 9: 3,064