MOSCOW, April 17 – RIA Novosti. The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States over the past day increased by 79,991, 935 people died, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from federal and local authorities, as well as the media and other open sources.
A day earlier, doctors in the United States recorded over 74 thousand cases of COVID-19 infection and stated 887 deaths. The spread of the coronavirus
The largest daily increase in coronavirus infections in the United States was recorded at the beginning of the year and amounted to more than 299 thousand. In January, the country also recorded the maximum daily increase in deaths from COVID-19 – more than 4.3 thousand deaths. Such indicators were reported by Hopkins University.
In total, more than 31.5 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 566 thousand infected have died.
The World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020