The United States ranked first in the world in the number of coronavirus infections

By the evening of March 27, COVID-19 infected more than 81 thousand Americans.

The United States has come out on top in the world for the number of people with COVID-19, an acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus. According to CNN, by the evening of March 27, at least 81,836 cases of infection with the new coronavirus were registered in the United States.

In the second place, according to Johns Hopkins University – China (81,782 cases), in third place – Italy, where COVID-19 infected 80,589 people.

At the same time, at the moment, the death rate from coronavirus in the United States is 6.3 times less than in Italy (1301 people died in the United States, 8215 – in Italy) and 2.5 times less than in China (according to official Beijing statistics, 3287 people were victims of COVID-19 in China).

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
Function: Editor