In the state of new York (USA) from coronavirus disease COVID-19 died 2935 people, reported April 3, the Agency Reuters with reference to local authorities.
In recent days the number of deaths increased by 562, said Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The mayor of new York bill de Blasio at a press briefing warned that the city desperately needs to increase the number of medical personnel, medical supplies and hospital beds. He urged the Federal government to mobilize the armed forces of the United States to help the largest metropolis of the country.
The Agency notes that during the epidemic in new York more people have died than during the terrorist attacks on the world trade center on September 11, 2001. Then killed 2753 people (2606 in towers and 147 on Board two planes that slammed into them). The victims of the unprecedented terrorist attacks that took 19 members of the terrorist organization “al-Qaeda”, became the 2977 people.
On March 26 in new York city for the first time since September 2001, established a temporary mobile morgues.
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. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on the morning of April 4, total number of infected people in the world exceeded 1.1 million, of which almost 59 thousand people died, more than 226 thousand recovered.
In the US almost 278 thousand confirmed cases (the first in the world), more than 7000 patients died.