In the United States, 6053 people died from coronavirus infection, the total number of infected – 245.5 thousand people. This is evidenced by the data of Johns Hopkins University.
In New York, the most fatal cases were recorded – 1562.
At the same time, 9148 patients recovered throughout the country.
On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent of the disease is a new type of coronavirus, which is given the official name COVID-19. On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the outbreak of the new coronavirus pandemic. According to the latest data, over 900 thousand cases of infection have been recorded in the world.