The U.S. reported 1,885 coronavirus deaths Tuesday, the highest single-day death toll recorded in the country.
The total death toll reached 12,895 as of Tuesday night as COVID-19 cases stood at 398,809, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University.
More than 22,000 others have recovered from the disease.
The bulk of the deaths came hours after President Donald Trump warned that this week will be “very painful” for the U.S. in terms of coronavirus-related casualties.
“During this painful week, we see glimmers of very, very strong hope. This will be a very painful week…at least part of