The number of cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus in the United States has exceeded 10 million, according to data posted on Monday on the website of the American Johns Hopkins University, which calculates based on information from international organizations, federal and local authorities.
According to the university, 10,018,278 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in the United States. The number of deaths was 237 742. The country ranks first in the world for both indicators.
More than 100,000 new cases of infection have been registered in the United States for four days in a row. On November 5, 121 888 cases were confirmed, on November 6 вЂ“ 126 480, on November 7 вЂ“ 128 412, on November 8 вЂ“ 105 927. The previous peak was on October 30.
An outbreak of the disease caused by the coronavirus was recorded at the end of 2019 in Central China and has spread to most countries. On March 11, the World Health Organization recognized it as a pandemic. Since then, almost 50.4 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the world, more than 1.25 million have died.