The number of cases of coronavirus infection in the United States has increased over the past week by 7% – an average of 57 thousand per day, said on Friday, the US Centres for Disease Control and Dissemination (CDC) Rochelle Walenski.
“The average number of infections over the past week has increased to 57 thousand per day, which means an increase of 7% over the previous same period. The average number of hospitalizations was 4,700 per day, which also shows a slight increase compared to the previous week,” she said Walenski during a briefing broadcast by CBS News.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of coronavirus cases in the United States has exceeded 30 million, more than 546 thousand have died. For both indicators, the country ranks first in the world.