Nin the last 24 hours, 26,396 cases were identified, increasing the number of contagions to 1,442,924 since the beginning of pandemic.
The state of New York remains the major focus of the pandemic in the United States, with 345,813 infected and 27,841 dead, a number similar to that of Spain and just below the United Kingdom and Italy.
In New York City alone, 20,476 people died.
In New Jersey, there are 143,984 confirmed cases and 10,148 deaths, while Illinois has 90,369. infections and 4,059 deaths. Massachusetts has 83,421 contagions confirmed and 5,592 Deaths.
Other US states with a large number of deaths are Michigan, with 4,825, PensilvThenia, with 4,422, and Connecticut, with 3,285.
The University of Washington Institute of Health Metrics and Assessments, whose models for the evolution of pandemic serve as the basis for the White House forecasts, estimated that, in the beginning of August, a pandemic it will have caused 147 thousand deaths in the United States.
Globally, according to a report by the news agency AFP, a pandemic in covid-19 has already caused more than 305 thousand deaths and infected close to 4.5 million people in 196 countries and territories.
More than 1.5 million patients were considered cured.
The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected at the end of December, in Wuhan, a city in central China.
After Europe succeeded China as the center of pandemic in February, the American continent now has the most confirmed cases, albeit with fewer deaths.
To combat pandemic, governments sent home 4.5 billion people (more than half the world’s population), paralyzing sectors of the world economy, in a “great confinement“that several countries have already started to alleviate in face of the decrease in new contagions.
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