More than 62,000 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected on Thursday in the United States. According to The Washington Post, this is the maximum daily increase since July 31, when the number of infected people increased by 66 thousand in 24 hours.
According to Johns Hopkins University, there are more than 7.9 million infection cases in the United States. More than 217 thousand people died from complications caused by infection. According to these two indicators, the country ranks first in the world.
US President Donald Trump said in an interview with Fox Business on Thursday that he would not impose strict restrictive measures in the event of a repeated outbreak of the country’s disease.
He also noted that the domestic coronavirus vaccine is likely to be ready by the end of this year. The President again pointed to the effectiveness of using an experimental antibody-based serum produced by the American company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in the treatment.