Coronavirus : the United States pass the bar of the 150 000 dead - The Point

The United States has passed, Wednesday, the bar of 150,000 deaths identified by the Covid-19, according to the counting of the Johns Hopkins university, in whi

Coronavirus : the United States pass the bar of the 150 000 dead - The Point

The United States has passed, Wednesday, the bar of 150,000 deaths identified by the Covid-19, according to the counting of the Johns Hopkins university, in which reference is made. The country, by far the most grief-stricken in the world, had announced in late February its first death linked to the new coronavirus. He has recorded since the start of the pandemic, most of 4.38 million cases of infection, according to the balance sheets in real-time to the university, based in Baltimore.

With 150 034 dead at 15h55 local (19h55 GMT), which is the equivalent of the city of Savannah, Georgia, the United States, ahead of widely-Brazil (88 539), the Uk (45 878), Mexico (44 876) and Italy (35 123). The pandemic has killed at least 660 787 deaths in the world since the end of December, according to a report drawn up by the Agence France-Presse from official sources Wednesday.

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More heavy toll daily for the past two and a half months

The United States has deplored Tuesday 1 592 deaths additional related to the Covid-19 in 24 hours, a heavy toll of daily life that had not been seen for two and a half months. After having experienced an improvement towards the end of the spring, the first power in the world sees since the end of June the epidemic is starting to increase again, particularly in the south and west of the country.

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The Florida of particular concern. She has recorded on Wednesday, 216 new deaths from novel coronavirus, a record in this State a tourist faced with the slowness of the screening tests and to deficiencies in the follow-up of contacts of infected persons. In total, 451 423 people have been officially infected in Florida, out of a population of 21 million.

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Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 17:33

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