US COVID-19 death toll has exceeded 160,000 people, accounting for almost a quarter of all deaths, Reuters reported referring to its calculations.
The agency noted that in the near future it is planned to open schools in the country.
The US has confirmed 160,003 COVID-19 deaths and 4.11 million cases were recorded.
Coronavirus mortality is particularly high in 23 states. The majority of deaths were reported in California, Florida, and Texas.
On a per-capita basis, the United States ranks 10th in the world in both cases and deaths.
White House COVID-19 task force coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, warned that Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and Washington could face outbreaks due to increases in the percentage of COVID-19 tests coming back positive.