More than 60 000 cases in 24 hours, 1 000 excess deaths in the United States

Plus de 60 000 cas en 24h, 1 000 morts supplémentaires aux États-Unis

The United States have again recorded on Wednesday for the ninth day in a row, more than 60 000 new cases of contamination coronavirus in the space of 24 hours, depending on the counting to 20: 30 from the Johns Hopkins university.

1 059 deaths have also been recorded from this period, for a total of 142 942 dead, according to the university based in Baltimore, whose records refer to it.

The 63 967 new infections are seen on a day relate to more than 3.9 million the total number of positive cases recorded in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, which appeared in December in China before spreading into the rest of the world.

More than 1.2 million Americans have been declared cured of the disease.

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.

Wednesday, with almost 415 000 cases confirmed, California has become the State which has recorded the highest infections with coronavirus, surpassing New York — but it is also the american State is the most densely populated, and is home to more than twice the number of inhabitants of New York.

More than 7 800 people have died in California since the beginning of the pandemic, of which 115 on Tuesday.

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