Covid-19: USA reports 355 dead and more than 42,000 infected in the last 24 hours

The country has recorded 126,123 deaths and 2,586,844 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the balance sheet made at 20:00, local time (01:00 on Thursday in Lisbon), by the news agency Efe.

New York remains the state most severely affected by the coronavirus in the United States, with 393,069 confirmed cases and 31,403 deaths, a number just below that of Brazil, the United Kingdom and Italy.

In New York City alone, 22,470 people died.

New York is followed by neighboring New Jersey, with 14,992 dead, Massachusetts, with 8,094, and Illinois, with 6,902.

Other states with a large number of deaths are Pennsylvania (6,614), Michigan (6,161), California (5,976), Connecticut (4,320) and Florida (3,419).

In terms of infections, California is second only to New York, with 222,060 cases.

The United States is the country with the most deaths and the most confirmed cases of infection.

The University of Washington Institute of Health Metrics and Assessments, whose models for the evolution of the pandemic are often used by the White House, estimates that the country will reach October with about 180,000 deaths.

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 502,000 deaths and infected more than 10.20 million people in 196 countries and territories, according to a report by the France-Presse news agency (AFP).

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December in Wuhan, a city in central China.

After Europe succeeded China as the center of the pandemic in February, the American continent is now the one with the most confirmed cases and the most deaths.


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