Thursday, July 9, in the United States coronavirus confirmed in 65 551 people, said the Agency AFP , citing data from the American Johns Hopkins University that tracks the spread of the infection around the world online.
This is the maximum daily growth rate in the country since the epidemic began.
Prior to this record – more than 60 thousand cases were registered on 8 July, said the Agency Reuters.
In the last two weeks the infection has accelerated in 41 of the 50 U.S. States. In Florida on 9 July was recorded 9000 new cases and 120 deaths, which is a record daily average. In California and Texas also registered the maximum number of deaths per day.
Home American infectious diseases Anthony Fauci in an interview with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, which was released on July 9, expressed the view that the world is only at the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus. He believes that the epidemic situation in the USA is out of control, and if the country he will take measures to curb infections, then we can expect more large-scale distribution.
Fauci said some States too quickly overturned the quarantine, besides the population does not adhere to the recommendations of the health authorities, it provoked an increase in the number of new cases of infection.
In early July, the infectious disease doctor saidthat if Americans do not begin to respect the social distance and to wear a mask, but he would not be surprised that the number of daily cases of infection with coronavirus in the United States will exceed 100 thousand.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 12,27 million, of which more than 6.7 million recovered, and 554,9 thousand died. USA ranks first in the world in the number of patients and number of deaths: there have been infected, over 3.1 million people, including more than 133,2 thousand died, thousand and 969,1 recovered.
Director of the Centre for control and prevention of diseases of the U.S. virologist Robert Redfield believed that the coronavirus in America could get 25 million people. He noted that the coronavirus SARS-CoV disease is often asymptomatic, and suggested that the American authorities managed to identify about 10% of the magnitude of the outbreak.