A record 8.2 thousand cases of infection COVID-19 revealed a day in the U.S. state of Texas, reported Saturday the state office on health care.

According to the authorities of the state, for the last day in the state was identified 8258 cases of infection with coronavirus. The previous record of 8076 cases were installed in the environment.

The total number of infected in the state reached thus 191 790. For comparison, in Germany, whose population is almost three times more than in Texas, revealed only six thousand cases more.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 10.9 million cases, more than 523 thousand people died.