The smallest daily increase in coronavirus infection since June 2020 was recorded in the United States, with 16,864 cases detected in the past 24 hours, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from federal and local authorities, as well as the media and other open sources.
Over the past day, doctors in the United States have confirmed 262 deaths.
A day earlier, 28,000 cases of COVID-19 infection and 476 deaths were recorded in the United States.
The largest daily increase in coronavirus infection in the United States – about 300 thousand-was registered at the beginning of the year. In January, the country also recorded the maximum daily increase in COVID deaths – more than 4.3 thousand deaths. Such indicators were reported by Hopkins University.
According to the university, the previous minimum daily increase in coronavirus infection was recorded on June 10, 2020. On that day, COVID-19 was detected in 11,802 people. In total, since the beginning of the pandemic in the United States, almost 33 million infected people have been identified, and almost 586,000 patients with COVID-19 have died.