United States registered in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday 2,239 deaths related to covid-19, according to the Johns Hopkins University baseline count.
More than 200,146 new cases of the new coronavirus were registered in the same period in the country, the most affected in the world by the pandemic in absolute terms.
The 2,000 death toll per day was regularly exceeded during the spring, the height of the health crisis in the United States, but had not been exceeded for months.
The epidemic is currently in an “exponential” phase across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Thursday (CDC), who called on Americans to refrain from traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday at the end of next week.
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Between the closing of schools in New York and the curfews In California, many states and large cities have imposed new restrictions to slow the spread of the virus.
But President-elect Joe Biden has ruled out imposing a national lockdown once he takes office in the White House on January 20.
“It would be counterproductive,” he estimated, underlining that situations could differ according to each locality in this vast country.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 252,419 deaths from covid-19 in the United States of the almost 11.7 million cases.
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