Nearly 1,400 dead in 24 hours in the United States

Près de 1400 morts en 24h aux États-Unis

The United States recorded Thursday, 1379 new deaths from coronavirus in a day according to the count at 20: 30 local the Johns Hopkins university.

This is the third consecutive day in which the country has more than 1,200 dead in 24 hours, according to the university, which updates its numbers continuously.

By far the most affected in the world in absolute terms, the United States deplore the total 151 826 deaths Covid-19.

The first world power has identified 72 238 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours, while the total number of infections diagnosed on american soil since the beginning of the pandemic is almost 4.5 million (of which 1.4 million people declared cured).

After having experienced an improvement towards the end of the spring, the United States see since the end of June the epidemic is starting to increase again, particularly in the south and west of the country.

The Florida of particular concern. She has recorded on Thursday, 253 new deaths from novel coronavirus, a record in this State for tourism.

The “Sunshine State” has recently surpassed New York — long the epicenter of the us epidemic in the spring of — in the number of cases reported. It is located in the second position behind California, whose population is two times greater than that of Florida.

In this context, worryingly, the State of the south-east is preparing for the arrival of a tropical storm, which will force the closure of some centres of testing of the Covid-19 as of Thursday, authorities said.

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