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New record for COVID-19 infections in the United States; more than 187 thousand infections in the last 24 hours

According to Johns Hopkins University, there are 187 thousand 95 new infections of COVID-19, a new record with almost 45 thousand more cases than yesterday

state United (USA) reported a record of 187 thousand 95 new infections, which reached this Friday the figure of 10 million 714 thousand 1 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and of 244 thousand 217 deaths from the disease of COVID-19, according to the independent count of the Johns Hopkins University.

This balance at 20:00 local time is 1,596 more deaths than on Thursday and 187 thousand 95 new infections, a new record with almost 45 thousand more cases than yesterday.

Although New York It is no longer the state with the highest number of infections, it is still the most affected in terms of deaths in United States with 33 thousand 993.

They follow him in death toll Texas (19 thousand 785), California (18 thousand 172), Florida (17,445) and New Jersey (16 thousand 552).

Other states with a large death toll include Illinois (10 thousand 891), Massachusetts (10 thousand 265), Pennsylvania (9,210), Georgia (8,905) and Michigan (8,308).

As to contagion, Texas adds one million 42 thousand 154, it follows California with one million 10 thousand 461, third is Florida with 870 thousand 552, Illinois is fourth with 551 thousand 957 and New York it is fourth with 545 thousand 762.

The provisional death toll (244 thousand 217) exceeds the lowest figure of the initial estimates of the White House, which projected in the best of cases between 100 thousand and 240 thousand deaths due to the pandemic.

The American President, Donald trump, lowered those estimates and was confident that the final figure would be between 50,000 and 60,000 deaths, although later he predicted up to 110,000, a number that has also been exceeded.

For his part, Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluations (IHME) of the University of Washington, in whose models for predicting the evolution of the pandemic the White House, calculate that by the end of the year United States it will reach 320,000 dead and by March 1, 440,000.

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