Accordingly to Reuters, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States has exceeded four million.
A million people have become infected in the past 16 days, with an average of 2,600 new cases reported every hour. Statistics show that the infection is accelerating — it took 98 days to reach the first million confirmed cases in the U.S., 43 days – 2 million and 27 days – 3 million.
Earlier it was reported that California became the leader among all States in the number of cases of COVID-19, overtaking New York. In addition, California recorded more than 7.8 thousand deaths from complications caused by COVID-19 pneumonia. It is noted that over the past week, the number of victims in the state exceeds 90 every day, which is a record for the entire time of the pandemic.
On July 17, the American media wrote that the White house has drawn up a document that refers to the “red zones” of COVID-19 – States where recently there has been a high rate of spread of the coronavirus. However, this document was not officially published.