July 8 in the U.S. the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection COVID-19 exceeded 3 million people. This writes the Agency Reuters, which counts cases on the basis of data of Federal and local authorities.
At the time of publication of news in the United States the disease was confirmed in 3 010 512 people, representing more than a quarter of all cases COVID-19 in the world. More than 131 thousand patients with the coronavirus has died.
The greatest number of cases (from 100 to 400 thousand) registered in the States of new York, California, Texas, Florida, new Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts, Arizona and Georgia.
The Agency notes that in the last two weeks a significant increase in the incidence observed in more than 20 States, the largest of them – California and Texas – and recorded daily more than 10 thousand new cases of coronavirus. Florida officials claim that the state is almost entirely filled the intensive care unit.
On the outbreak of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 first reported by the Chinese authorities in December 2019. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.