The number of new cases of coronavirus infection in the United States on Friday reached 45,242 and became a new daily record, Reuters reports citing its own estimates.
According to Johns Hopkins University, which conducts its calculations, the number of deaths of patients with COVID-19 exceeded 125 thousand. According to the university, for the entire time in the USA, 2 467 510 cases of infection were recorded, more than 663 thousand people recovered.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump said that against the background of an increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection in the country, the number of deaths is decreasing.
In March, WHO declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic. According to the latest data from the organization, the number of infections in the world exceeded 9.4 million, more than 484 thousand people died.