The death toll from novel coronavirus in the U.S. has climbed to 69, according to Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.

Total confirmed cases is around 3,800, while most deaths from the deadly virus accrued in Washington state, where also the virus was seen first.

Deaths are reported in a total of 12 states, however, except Washington, the tally remains in a single digit.

The university reported that 12 people having COVID-19 recovered from the disease so far.

Meanwhile, coronavirus vaccine’s clinical trial starts Monday, according to a government official cited by the Associated Press.

The Trump administration will set

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