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US reports 47,055 COVID-19 cases, 837 fatalities

The number of infections from COVID-19 registered in the United States rose by 47,055 in the previous 24 hours to surpass a total of 32.65 million, the Johns Hopkins University's data revealed on Saturday.

The figure for fatalities linked to coronavirus grew by 837, slightly more than the day before, to reach 580,901.

Earlier this week, the White House stressed the urgency to vaccinate 42.7 million people in the next 60 days to reach President Joe Biden's goal of having 70% of adults inoculated with at least one dose by July 4.

Breaking the News / JR