The death rate is expected to peak around the end of this week.
Another sad record for the number of deaths from coronavirus in the United States was set on Wednesday.
In total, in the United States, the virus was detected in 431 thousand people, 14700 died.
According to Johns Hopkins University, 1,858 people were victims of the virus on Tuesday. On Wednesday, their number increased by 1922 people.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters on Wednesday that there were 779 coronavirus-related deaths in his state on Tuesday. This is the highest number of fatalities in a single day reported by state authorities.
At the same time, researchers say that the peak of mortality has not yet come. According to a model developed by the Institute for health indicators and assessments at the University of Washington in Seattle, the largest number of deaths in the United States will occur around Sunday.