Again the US breaks record of coronavirus cases: 94,125 infections in the last 24 hours
This Friday there were also 919 deaths, while infections continue to rise.
WASHINGTON – The United States reached the total number of 9,034,295 confirmed cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and 229,544 deaths from the COVID-19 disease on Friday , according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University.
This balance at 8:00 p.m. local time (00:00 GMT on Saturday) is 919 deaths and 94,125 new infections, breaking the record of cases for the second consecutive day.
Although New York is no longer the state with the highest number of infections, it continues to be the hardest hit in terms of deaths in the United States with 33,451 . In New York City alone, 23,996 people have died.
New York is followed in number of deaths:
- Texas -18,384
- California – 17,614
- Florida – 16,720
- New Jersey -16,339
- Illinois – 9,994
- Massachusetts – 9,975
- Pennsylvania – 8,774
- Georgia – 7,955
- Michigan – 7,665
In terms of infections, California has 927,434, followed by Texas with 924,193, third is Florida with 800,216 and New York with 505,431.
The provisional balance of 229,544 deaths exceeds the lower limit of the initial estimates of the White House, which projected in the best of cases between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths from the pandemic.
Health experts are warning that as long as vaccines are not available, preventive measures are the only ones that can help contain the pandemic.