People in the United States have had another record-breaking day for the coronavirus, with more than 400,000 cases of COVID-19 detected in 24 hours, nearly 150,000 more than the previous high. Corresponding data are posted on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
In 24 hours, 403,359 cases of infections were detected in the United States.
A total of 17,391,270 coronavirus infections have been reported in the United States, according to the CDC. Since the pandemic began, 312,636 people have died.
Last time the record for the incidence of a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the United States was broken on December 11. Then more than 230 thousand new cases of infection were detected within a day.
December 10 it was reported that the United States set a record for mortality from coronavirus: in the country for the first time was registered more than three thousand deaths from the virus in one day.