AP Eduardo Munoz Alvarez
The American Johns Hopkins University reported that the daily death toll from Coronavirus in the United States exceeded the 80,000 threshold for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
The university, which bases its statistics on the data of federal and local official bodies and open sources, confirmed that the United States recorded 83,757 new cases of the epidemic yesterday, Friday, which is the largest daily increase since the beginning of the pandemic, compared to 71,671 cases on Thursday.
The university indicated that the death toll from infection in the United States rose yesterday by 943 new deaths, compared to 856 deaths the previous day.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus infections that have been recorded in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic, according to university data, has become eight million and 493 thousand and 747 infections, of which 223,000 995 deaths, which is the largest death toll in the world.