The number of cases of coronavirus infection in the United States over the past day has increased by a record figure-more than 144 thousand new cases were recorded, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from Federal and local authorities as well as the media and other open sources.
On Thursday night, the record figure was reported by the Washington Post. According to the publication, on Wednesday, the number of new cases of COVID-19 in the United States for the first time exceeded 140 thousand per day.
According to the University, over the past 24 hours, 144,133 cases of infection have been detected in the United States, and 1,893 more people have died.
According to Johns Hopkins University, since the beginning of the epidemic in the United States, 10,404,354 cases of coronavirus infection have been detected, and more than 241,000 people have died. More than 3.9 million infected people have recovered.
Worldwide, according to the University, more than 52.2 million people have been infected with the coronavirus, and more than 1.2 million people have died.