WASHINGTON | The United States has, for the third consecutive day, a record of new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to the count on Friday at 20: 30 from the Johns Hopkins University.
The 77 638 new infections a day are nearly 3.64 million the number of positive cases in the country since the beginning of the pandemic.
The COVID-19 there has also been 927 new victims in 24 hours, for a total of 139 128 people dead, according to the university based in Baltimore, whose balance sheets are used as reference.
The United States have known for several weeks, an outbreak of infections in the south and west of the country, by far the most affected region in the world in absolute value.
In California, the health authorities of the county of Los Angeles have reported more than 4,500 new cases in one day on Thursday, a record.
“This week, we have gone a step very worrying,” said in a press release Barbara Ferrer, head of public health services in the county. “Without the drastic actions taken by each, we will not be able to again slow the spread.”
In Texas and in Arizona, the local authorities have ordered refrigerated trucks to increase the capacity of the morgues.