The number of victims of the epidemic of coronavirus in the United States exceeded 40 thousand people. This is evidenced by the Agency Reuters, which calculates on the basis of the state governments.
As at 13.55 PM et (20.55 Kiev) in the United States died 40 of 148 people. This is 24.5% of the total number associated with COVID-19 deaths worldwide (163 372, according to data from Johns Hopkins University).
Almost half of deaths in the United States accounted for the state of new York (18 298). In new Jersey, died 4202 person in Michigan – 2308, Massachusetts – 1560, Pennsylvania – 1279, Illinois and Louisiana – in 1259, California – 1148, Connecticut – 1086. The number of deaths in other American States does not exceed 1 thousand.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
USA ranks first in the world in the number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus (745 062) and the number of deaths.