Source: Dubai- Arabia.net
Once again, death toll hits daily record in the United States, which has become the country most affected by the epidemic that started last December in China.
Thursday recorded the highest death toll from the Coruna virus, 2,600 deaths within 24 hours, in the highest daily toll ever recorded by a country in the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Data published by Johns Hopkins University, which is a reference in tracking new infections and deaths caused by the emerging virus, at 20:30 local time, showed that the Covid-19 epidemic claimed the lives of 2569 people in the United States within 24 hours, thereby increasing the total death toll from The epidemic in this country to 28,326 deaths.
The previous record daily death toll for Coved-19 victims was recorded a day earlier in the United States as well, at 2,228 deaths.
It is reported that at the end of last week, the United States became the first country in the world in terms of the number of deaths caused by the deadly epidemic.
The United States also ranks first in the world in the number of infected people, who numbered more than 637 thousand infected, knowing that approximately 3.2 million people in this country have undergone a laboratory test to date to confirm whether they are infected with the virus or not.
Little slowdown in New York
Although New York remains the epicenter of the epidemic in the United States, the outbreak is slowing and the number of people whose cases require their transfer to state hospitals is still declining.
And on Wednesday evening he said US President Donald Trump The United States has probably “passed the peak” of the Covid-19 epidemic, indicating that it will hold a press conference on Thursday announcing the “directives” that will govern the “reopening” of the world’s largest economy.
Trump said during his daily press conference at the White House about Coronas developments in the country that “it is clear that our fierce strategy is bearing fruit”, stressing that “the battle is continuing but the data indicates that we, at the national level, have passed the peak in the number of new casualties.”
In China, where the epidemic first appeared last December, the Chinese National Health Commission announced Thursday that the authorities had registered 46 new confirmed cases, the same number of cases the previous day.
She added that 34 of those injuries recorded on Wednesday were from people from abroad, compared to 36 on Tuesday.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 82,341 as of Wednesday.
While the number of new cases without symptoms showed 64, compared to 57 the previous day.
It is noteworthy that China does not include patients who do not show symptoms such as cough or fever to confirmed cases of infection, despite their risk to transmit the infection.
The world is still grappling with the epidemic, which the World Health Organization has described as the worst health crisis facing the world, while several countries, led by China, America and European countries, are seeking to produce a vaccine to eradicate this emerging virus, which has so far affected more than two million people around the world.