WASHINGTON | The United States reported Friday for the second consecutive day over 70, 000 cases of coronavirus and 1,000 deaths a day, according to the count at 20: 30 local the Johns Hopkins University.
In 24 hours, the country has recorded about 73 800 new cases of COVID-19 (76 500 the day before) and complained more than 1,150 people dead (1225 the day before), according to the university, which updates its numbers continuously.
The total number of infections diagnosed on american soil since the beginning of the pandemic is 4.1 million (of which 1.26 million people reported healed).
The United States, which are by far the most affected country in the world in absolute value, are in total more than 145 000 deaths related to the COVID-19.
After an improvement at the end of the spring, the epidemic known since the end of June a strong increase, especially in States heavily populated south and west of the country, such as Texas, Florida or California.
For the last 11 days, the level of new infections detected every 24 hours is not passed in below the mark of 60 000.
And the curve of deaths has also started to rise again, with a delay of a few weeks. The scientific consensus is that the wave of death follows three or four weeks the infections.
After be regularly ironed at below 500 dead around the end of June, the balance sheets daily exceeded 1000 daily deaths in the last three days.