There were 25,621 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus diagnosed in the United States on Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University, bringing the total number of infections to 1,309,550.

At least 78,795 people have died in the US from coronavirus, with 1,615 new fatalities reported on Saturday.

The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other U.S. territories, as well as repatriated cases.