number of infections exceeds 8.2 million

A 6.4 earthquake shakes northwestern Argentina

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 On the Richter scale, the province of Salta, in northwestern Argentina, very near the border with Chile, shook this...

Coronavirus in America: all the things it is advisable to know

On this abstract, which is up to date day by day, yow will discover hyperlinks to the important articles that EL PAÍS has printed...

Colombia provides virtually 8,500 new positives of covid-19

The Colombian Ministry of Well being has communicated this Monday 8,430 new coronavirus infections detected within the final 24 hours, on the identical...

Pirates kidnap 4 individuals within the Gulf of Guinea

4 crew members of a tanker have been kidnapped by pirates within the Gulf of Guinea, on the west central coast of the...

Essential states of Arizona and Wisconsin additionally formally declare Biden the winner

Arizona and Wisconsin additionally declared Democrat Joe Biden because the winner of the US presidential election on Monday (native time). The states had...

The United States reached the figure of 8,208,093 confirmed cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and 220,086 deaths for covid-19 disease, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University.

This balance at 20:00 local time (00:00 GMT on Tuesday) is 60,506 infections more than on Sunday and 420 new deaths.

Although New York is no longer the state with the highest number of infectionsYes, it continues as the worst hit in terms of deaths in the United States with 33,366. In New York City alone, 23,944 people have died.

New York is followed in the number of deaths by Texas (17,481), California (16,979), New Jersey (16,214) and Florida (16,021).

Other states with a large death toll include Massachusetts (9.753), Illinois (9.496), Pensilvania (8.475), Georgia (7.657) o Michigan (7.363).

In terms of infections, California has 877,993, followed by Texas with 856,519, third is Florida with 756,727 and New York is fourth with 485,279.

The provisional death toll -220,086- far exceeds the lowest level of the initial estimates of the White House, which projected at best between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths from the pandemic.

US President Donald Trump lowered those estimates and was confident that the final figure would rather be between 50,000 and 60,000 deaths, although later he predicted up to 110,000 deaths, a number that has more than doubled.



Related Articles