Eighth day to more than 60 000 cases in 24 hours in the United States

Huitième jour à plus de 60 000 cas en 24h aux États-Unis

The United States has, for the eighth consecutive day, registered more than 60 000 new cases of contamination coronavirus in the space of 24 hours, according to the count Tuesday at 20: 30 from the Johns Hopkins university.

The 68 524 new infections are seen on a day relate to more than 3.89 million the total number of positive cases in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, which appeared in December in China before spreading into the rest of the world.

The Covid-19 has also caused the death of 961 people in the last 24 hours, for a total of 141 883 deaths, according to the university based in Baltimore, whose balance sheets are reference.

By far the most affected country in the world in absolute terms, the United States, after having experienced an improvement towards the end of the spring, see them for several weeks, the epidemic is starting to increase again, particularly in the south and west of the country.

“This will probably, unfortunately, get worse before they get better “, said on Tuesday Donald Trump at the White House during his first press conference since April on the health crisis.

The us president has for the first time clearly recommended wearing a mask ” when the detachment physics is not possible “.

“That you like the masks or not, they have an impact “, he pleaded, even going so far as to ” beg “youth to avoid” crowded bars “.

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