The number of deaths in the country currently stands at 30,844, and 638,111 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.
About 2,500 people have died over the past 24 hours, the university said.
It said 52,640 people had recovered from COVID-19 in the United States.
Meanwhile, a total of 1,010 people have died of COVID-19 across Canada as of Wednesday evening, and the number of confirmed cases has surpassed 29,000.
The French-speaking province of Quebec so far has 487 COVID-19 deaths, the highest number among all provinces in the country.
The largest province of Ontario reported 51 new fatalities on Wednesday and 43 on Tuesday, bringing its total deaths to 385.
Quebec has by far the most confirmed cases at 14,860, eclipsing the caseload of 8,447 in Ontario. The two provinces combined accounted for 85 per cent of Canada's total confirmed cases of 29,379 as of Wednesday evening.