More than 150 000 dead of the COVID-19 in the United States

Plus de 150 000 morts de la COVID-19 aux États-Unis

The United States have taken Wednesday, the bar of 150,000 deaths of COVID-19 identified, according to the counting of the Johns Hopkins University, in which reference is made.

The country, by far the most grief-stricken in the world, had announced in late February its first death linked to the new coronavirus. He has recorded, since the beginning of the pandemic, most of 4.38 million cases, according to the balance sheets in real-time to the university, based in Baltimore.

With 150 034 dead at 15h55, the equivalent of the city of Savannah, Georgia, the United States, ahead of widely-Brazil (88 539), the Uk (45 878), Mexico (44 876) and Italy (35 123).

The pandemic has killed at least 660 787 deaths in the world since the end of December, according to a report drawn up by AFP from official sources on Wednesday at 7am.

The United States has deplored Tuesday 1592 deaths additional related to the COVID-19 in 24 hours, a heavy toll of daily life that had not been seen for two and a half months.

After having experienced an improvement towards the end of the spring, the first power in the world sees the epidemic is starting to increase again since the end of June, particularly in the south and west of the country.

The Florida of particular concern. She has recorded on Wednesday, 216 new deaths from novel coronavirus, a record in this State a tourist faced with the slowness of the screening tests and to deficiencies in the follow-up of contacts of infected persons.

In total, 451 423 people have been officially infected in Florida, out of a population of 21 million.

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