COVID-19 : Balance sheet record of over 2200 dead in 24 hours in the United States

COVID-19 : Bilan record de plus de 2200 morts en 24 heures aux États-Unis

WASHINGTON | After two days of decline, the United States recorded Tuesday, a dark record with more than 2200 people dead from new coronavirus in 24 hours, the heaviest balance sheet daily identified by a country, according to the counting of the Johns Hopkins university.

While the number of deaths on a day had dropped around 1500 on Sunday and Monday, the United States has deplored 2228 death between 20: 30 Tuesday, and the day before at the same time, according to figures the university updated continuously. This is the balance sheet of the u.s. 25 757 deaths in total.

The previous record for the number of deaths on one day (2108) had been reported Friday in the United States.

The United States became this weekend the countries in the world the most bereaved, ahead of Italy (21 000 deaths), Spain (over 18 000) and France (15 700), which, however, have populations much less important.

The American account also since the end of march the largest number of officially reported cases, and has passed on Monday the bar of 600 000 infections diagnosed. Around three million tests were carried out in the country.

The epicenter of the us epidemic is still located in New York, where a slowdown is confirmed, however, with hospital admissions declining.

“Through the darkness, we can see rays of light,” said Tuesday president Donald Trump during his daily press conference on the pandemic.

The forecast of the number of deaths in the United States, according to the model, the most cited (IHME), which takes into account the way the epidemic has evolved in China and in Europe, are for the first wave at around 70,000 deaths.

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