WASHINGTON 

More than 22,000 people in the U.S. have died from the novel coronavirus, according to data released Sunday by Johns Hopkins University.

The university study counts 20,020 fatalities and 555,313 confirmed infections while 32,988 people have recovered from the disease.

The U.S. is the country with the highest number of both coronavirus infections and deaths. Italy is the second country with the most deaths at 19,899.

The state of New York continues to be the epicenter with more than 9,385 deaths and 189,000 cases, followed by New Jersey with 2,350 deaths and 61,850 cases.

U.S. President Donald Trump said

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