United states: more than 68 000 cases of coronavirus detected in 24 hours, new record

États-Unis: plus de 68 000 cas de coronavirus détectés en 24h, nouveau record

The United States has yet to beat, on Thursday, a record of contamination daily COVID-19, with more than 68 000 new cases registered in 24 hours, according to figures from the Johns Hopkins University, in which reference is made.

At 20: 30 (local time) Thursday, 3 560 364 cases of coronavirus were diagnosed in the country since the beginning of the epidemic. The United States had already beaten the previous day, a record of new cases in a day.

The number of deaths over the last 24 hours amounted to 974, for a total of 138 201 dead.

Become the epicentre of the current epidemic in the country, Florida has experienced, on Thursday, with 156 deaths, the worst day of the pandemic.

These deaths follow an exponential increase in contamination was observed at the beginning of the month of June, due to the delay between infection, hospitalization and death.

The Florida is the american State that detects the addition of new cases each day, ahead of California and Texas, whose balance sheets daily average 10 000 cases. More than 315 000 people of Florida have been contaminated to this day.

Despite the violent resurgence of the epidemic in the country, where more than half of the States display a number of infections detected increased, a reconfinement does not seem to be the order of the day, even if bars and restaurants were closed in several regions.

The United States are the countries in the world most affected in absolute value, both in total number of reported cases and deaths. According to the forecasts of epidemiological models, the situation should get worse.

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