The authorities of four US states have revealed a record number of new cases of coronavirus infection per day, writes RIA Novosti with reference to data from local departments of the health departments.
So, in the state of Oklahoma, where until Wednesday, June 17, the number of new cases did not exceed 300 people, 331 new infections were detected over the last day. In total, more than 10 thousand people were infected in the state. In the state of Nevada, on Saturday, June 20, 445 new cases were reported, the previous day this figure was 410 people, while at the beginning of the week on Monday, June 15, only 106 cases were reported.
In Florida on Friday, June 19, 3822 cases were reported per day, and on Saturday, June 20, authorities reported 4049 infected. This figure was a record for the state, where the total number of infected exceeded 93 thousand.
Another 1,188 cases of infection, more than 500 more than the day before, were reported in Tennessee. In total, the state, according to recent data, more than 34 thousand infected.
In Arizona, where for three consecutive days the authorities recorded a record number of people infected, the number of new cases has declined. So, on Friday, June 19, it was reported that a record 3,246 cases of infection were recorded over the past 24 hours, and over the past day the number of new cases dropped to 3109. In Texas and Oregon, the number of infections has also declined.
Earlier, one of the leading infectious diseases specialists in the United States, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci, said it was too early to say that the second wave of infection had already begun in the United States, even despite the increase in the incidence in some states. The infectionist criticized those who do not comply with protective measures. He urged Americans to consider all risks and comply with all requirements.
According to recent data, in the United States more than 2.24 million infected with coronavirus. 119,475 people died from the resulting pneumonia COVID-19.