Coronavirus : more than 5 million cases in the United States - The Point

The pandemic of novel coronavirus is still raging across the Atlantic. The United States have crossed Sunday the milestone of 5 million cases officials of infec

Coronavirus : more than 5 million cases in the United States - The Point

The pandemic of novel coronavirus is still raging across the Atlantic. The United States have crossed Sunday the milestone of 5 million cases officials of infection, according to the counting of the Johns Hopkins university, in which reference is made. The first world economic power is by far the most affected in the world by the pandemic, in absolute value, with more than 162,000 dead on his floor. The milestone of 4 million cases was reached there was a little more than two weeks.

To help the millions of Americans threatened with expulsion and beaten by the unemployment due to the pandemic and the measures of containment, the president, Donald Trump unveiled on Saturday a new plan to help the american economy. He promulgated it by decree, in the absence of an agreement to the Congress. "We would never have had to happen. No other country in the world has not been hit as hard as us, " said democrat Joe Biden, blaming the inaction of Donald Trump, as he challenges to the presidential election in November. "He didn't want to have to deal with this pandemic, so he stopped trying. It has not done its work ".

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The contagion is rising again

The figures of contagion are very strongly increased again from the end of June in the country, which has recorded up to more than 70 000 new cases diagnosed per day in mid-July. Despite this, the school year has started in a person in several u.s. States, including where the coronavirus is still circulating actively. The quarantines have already had to be imposed after the appearance of cases among students. The curve of the dead is also to rise, constantly exceeding 1 000 dead since two weeks. The number of deaths had not exploded so far, as feared by some experts.

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Updated Date: 09 August 2020, 13:33

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