The United States recorded 1 302 new deaths related to the COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, according to the count Tuesday at 20: 30 from the Johns Hopkins university, in which reference is made.
This brings to over 156 000 the total number of deaths recorded in the country since the beginning of the pandemic of novel coronavirus, which emerged in December in China.
The United States has also noted 53 847 new cases of infection over a day, for a total balance official 4.77 million, according to the figures, updated continuously, of the university based in Baltimore.
The country is by far the most affected in the world by the pandemic, but the president, Donald Trump has once again adopted Tuesday a resolutely upbeat tone.
“Some indicators show that our strenuous efforts to contain the virus are working very well in fact, especially to protect the most vulnerable people “, he said during a press conference at the White House on the health crisis.
An exercise that it has become flavour of the day lately, almost on a daily basis, after a resurgence of the epidemic since the end of June in many States in the south and the west of the country.
The billionaire republican continues to justify the increase in the number of cases of infections recorded by the number of screening tests performed.
“The United States test alone for more people in a week that, quite often, a lot of great country together “, he advanced.