The number of detected cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus in the United States over the past day has increased by more than 55 thousand, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from Federal and local authorities, as well as the media and other open sources.
According to the University, over the past 24 hours, 55,054 new COVID-19 cases and 952 deaths were registered in the United States among patients with the confirmed disease.
A day earlier, these figures were 44,110 and 914, respectively.
According to the latest data from the University, for all time, doctors have identified more than 7 million cases of coronavirus infection and more than 203 thousand deaths in the United States. More than 2.7 million people are still cured.
Worldwide, according to the University, there were more than 32.5 million cases of infection, and more than 989,000 deaths due to COVID-19, more than 22.5 million people recovered.