There are more than half a million people infected with the coronavirus in the United States

Over the past day, the US recorded a record number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic — more than 2 thousand. In total, according to Johns Hopkins University, 18,777 people died in the country. This is the second indicator in the world — the US is only slightly behind Italy, where 18,849 people died.

The most deaths were recorded in New York — 5,820.

As Trump said the day before, the number of deaths from coronavirus in the United States may eventually reach from 55 thousand to 75 thousand.

In terms of the number of infected people, the United States is in first place in the world, with more than 501 thousand cases of COVID-19 confirmed. In Spain, which ranks second in this indicator, 158,273 cases were confirmed. 28,837 people were cured in the United States.

In the United States, due to the coronavirus epidemic, the annual Burning Man festival was canceled, which was supposed to take place in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada from August 30 to September 7.

In Italy, the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus is 147.5 thousand people. 30,5 thousand were cured. Died 18 849. US President Donald Trump signed a Memorandum ordering the country’s authorities to provide humanitarian assistance to Italy “in fighting the COVID-19 outbreak and mitigating the consequences of the crisis.” The country’s Prime Minister said on Friday that the country’s quarantine is being extended until May 3.

In France, the number of victims of the coronavirus exceeded 13 thousand. During the day, 554 people died in hospitals. As reported in the French Ministry of health, a child aged less than 10 years also died in the hospital. More than 90 thousand cases of coronavirus have been identified. There are about 31 thousand patients in hospitals, RFI reports. The total number of registered cases in the country is almost 126 thousand, 25,195 recovered.

In Germany, the number of confirmed cases of infection per day was 4133. This is less than in previous days when the number of infected people increased by about 5,000 people. 171 people died. The total number of confirmed cases is 122,171. 2,544 people died and 57,443 were cured.

In the world on the evening of April 10, the number of dead patients with coronavirus exceeded 100 thousand and now stands at 102,800 people. The total number of infected — almost 1700 thousand, 377 040 recovered. The head of the organization, Tedros Adanom Ghebreyesus, said that in recent days there has been a slowdown in the spread of the coronavirus in some European countries. At the same time, he noted the acceleration of the spread of infection in other states, including in Africa. Tedros also warned countries against hastily removing restrictive measures to prevent a repeat surge in infections.

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