WASHINGTON, DC, July 9 – The United States on Thursday reached 3,111,902 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 133,105 deaths, according to an independent count by Johns Hopkins University.
This balance at 4:34 pm local time is 64,771 more infections than on Wednesday and 1,011 new deaths.
The number of new infections spread to a new record by surpassing the 60,000 outbreak for the third time in just a few days in the southern and western states such as Florida, Texas, California, Arizona, and Georgia.
New York, however, still remains the state hardest hit in the United States by the pandemic with 399,513 confirmed cases and 32,283 deaths, a figure just below Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy and Mexico.
In New York City alone, 23,247 people have died. New York is followed by:
- New Jersey with 15,448 deaths
- Massachusetts with 8,268
- Illinois with 7,329
Other states with a large number of deaths are Pennsylvania with 6,848, California with 6,749, Michigan with 6,271 and Connecticut with 4,348.
For its part, the Institute of Health Metrics and Assessments (IHME) of the University of Washington, in whose models of prediction of the evolution of the pandemic the White House often sets, calculates that the United States will arrive in October with about 185,000 dead.