More than 75.5 million people have been infected with coronavirus globally and over 1.67 million of them died since the first cases were reported in December last year, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The global caseload stood at 75,588,781 with 1,672,826 fatalities on Saturday.
In the United States, the total number of Covid-19 cases topped 17.4 million according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at JHU.
The US case count rose to 17,442,180 with 313,246 deaths as of Saturday.
New cases in the U.S. are running at over 216,000 per day on average. Deaths per day have hit all-time highs, eclipsing 3,600 on Wednesday, reports AP.