The number of detected COVID-19 cases in the US has exceeded one and a half million

In most states, there is a decrease in the incidence of disease.

The number of cases of COVID-19 in the United States on Monday exceeded one and a half million. In contrast, the total number of deaths from the coronavirus approached 90 thousand, according to Reuters, based on state and county statistics.

Most states reported a decrease in the number of new cases of this respiratory disease in the week ending May 17, a separate Free News analysis showed.

Only 13 states saw an increase in the number of infected people.

The most substantial weekly increase, 33 percent, occurred in Tennessee. In Louisiana, the rate was 25 percent, and in Texas, it was 22 percent.