US coronavirus deaths top 45,000, rising by near-record amount in single day


Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) wait for patients to arrive at a One Medical testing facility built to help with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the Bronx borough of New York City, U.S., April 21, 2020. REUTERS US coronavirus deaths topped 45,000 on Tuesday doubling in a little over a week and rising by a near-record amount in a single day, according to a Reuters tally.