United States: A record number of corona victims was recorded


Higher than-1,400 corona patients have died in the last day in the United States, According to data published this morning (Saturday) in the Reuters news agency. The data also show that this is the most significant increase since May 27, which raises the total number of victims to 153,882. As mentioned, close to 67,000 new patients were reported during the period in question, a figure that raises the total number of patients to about 4.58 million, with some countries not yet updating their data.

During July, 1.87 million corona cases were recorded in the United States (69 percent increase) and 25,770 deaths (20 percent increase). In June, 835,000 corona cases and more than 22,000 victims were recorded.

Meanwhile, California and Florida, two of the most populous states in the United States, last night reported an additional record in the number of deaths in their territory – 257 victims in Florida and 208 in California. This is the fourth day in a row that there has been an increase in the number of deaths in Florida, and the second that it is occurring in California.

Corona patient evacuated to Florida hospital (Photo: REUTERS / Marco Bello / File Photo)

The figure gives California the dubious title – the first state in the United States to enroll more than half a million patients, followed by Florida – with more than 470,000. Mississippi, Montana and Nevada have also reported an increase in the number of deaths as a result of the virus, which continues to claim many victims around the world.

The death toll in California now stands at more than 9,200, which puts it at about a second in the number of deaths in its territory – after New York and New Jersey. Florida ranks eighth on the list, with more than 7,000 deaths. As mentioned, they are two of the 19 countries in which the number of patients doubled during the month of July.


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