President of the United States Donald Trump said that 30% of the United States in 7 days there were no new cases of coronavirus, but the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the country continues to grow. So, more than 4.5 thousand people died in the United States over the past day due to complications caused by the new coronavirus. According to Johns Hopkins University, which makes calculations based on federal and local government information, on Thursday, April 16, the number of deaths was the highest since the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic.
So, in 24 hours in the United States, 4,591 people died of COVID-19. The university published the relevant data at 20:00, the time of the East Coast of the United States вЂ” at this time, its experts daily sum up the results for the past day. The total number of victims at that time was 32,916.
The Wall Street Journal notes that the figures recorded on Thursday, more than 2 thousand. Exceeded the previous anti-record mortality per day, established the day before. So, on Wednesday by 20:00 in the country in 24 hours 2,569 deaths were recorded.
It was previously reported that in many parts of the United States people came out to protest against quarantine measures that the authorities introduced to stop the spread of coronavirus.