United states: more than 60 000 new cases of coronavirus recorded in 24 hours

États-Unis: plus de 60 000 nouveaux cas de coronavirus enregistrés en 24h

WASHINGTON | Some 60 207 new cases of infection with the coronavirus have been identified in the United States in the space of twenty-four hours, according to the count on Saturday at 20: 30 from the Johns Hopkins university.

These new cases bear to 3 698 209 the total number of infections recorded in the United States since the beginning of the epidemic, which appeared in December in China before spreading into the rest of the world.

In the last 24 hours, 832 new deaths have also been reported in the United States, for a total of 139 960 dead, 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 have known for several weeks, an outbreak of infections that led to a record number of new cases of coronavirus for three consecutive days this week, 77 of 638 for the single day of Friday.

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