This balance sheet published at 20:00 local time (00:00 GMT Sunday) reports 59,740 new contagions in the last 24 hours and 701 new deaths.

Although New York is no longer the state with the highest number of reported infections, it remains one of the most affected in the United States in terms of deaths with 33,347 deaths, surpassing Peru and Spain.

New York is followed by the deaths of New Jersey (16,204), Texas (17,437), California (15,583) and Florida (15,917).

Other states that have recorded a large number of deaths are Massachusetts (9,723), Illinois (9,452), Pennsylvania (8,442), Michigan (7,340).

In terms of the number of cases, California has 873,324, followed by Texas with 847,605, Florida with 847,605 and New York with 482,891 contagions.

The provisional death toll – 219,156 – far exceeded the White House’s initial estimates, which predicted in the worst case between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Institute for Health Measurement and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington on November 3, when the US presidential election will take place, the death toll will reach 240,000 and around December 31 the death toll could reach 370,000.