The United States recorded, Sunday, 47 508 new cases of contamination, and 515 deaths from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to a count conducted by Johns Hopkins University.
The total amounted to more than 4.6 million cases and 154 834 deaths for the most affected country in the world by the pandemic of COVID-19, according to the balance sheet prepared by the university based in Baltimore (Maryland) at 20: 30.
The record daily number of new infections has decreased slightly, Sunday, compared to last five days, where they exceeded each time the bar of 60 000.
These new figures are published, while Florida was preparing for the arrival of tropical storm Isaias. The State of the South-East is also very affected by the epidemic. He lamented, Sunday, 77 new deaths (compared to a record of 179 the day before), for a total of 6920.