US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The American television company CNN reported that over the course of the day in the United States, the number of deaths from the disease caused by the new coronavirus COVID-19 was 860. For the first time since the start of the epidemic in the country, more than 700 people died due to coronavirus.
According to Johns Hopkins University , which calculates based on information from federal and local authorities, more than 188 thousand cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in the United States, the number of deaths has exceeded 3800. As a result, more people have died in the United States than in China, where the number victims totaled 3 309.
White House coordinator for the fight against the spread of coronavirus Deborah Birks said that from a pandemic caused by a new coronavirus disease in the United States from 100 thousand to 200 thousand people can die. She explained that her forecasts largely come from data received from New York State authorities.
Last Tuesday, the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, reported that the number of people infected with coronavirus in the state reached 75.7 thousand, 1,550 people died.
On the eve of Vladimir Putin and his colleague Donald Trump discussed over the telephone issues of combating the coronavirus COVID-19. During the conversation, they discussed US assistance against the backdrop of a difficult epidemiological situation. Russia has proposed medical equipment and protective equipment that will be delivered by plane.
For the first time, an outbreak of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus was recorded at the end of 2019 in China. It later spread to more than 160 countries and was recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11.
According to the latest data, more than 850 thousand people have been infected in the whole world ; the number of victims is approaching 42 thousand.
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