The number of cases of coronavirus in the United States exceeded 200 thousand people

the United States last week became the epicenter of the pandemic COVID-19. We will remind, on March 26, America came in first place by the number of cases, overtaking China, which recorded about 82 thousand cases. For the last five days the number of infected in the U.S. increased more than twice – from 83 to 200 thousand. At this rate of growth while slow is not possible, detected 18-20 every day thousands of new infected.

Photo: Reuters the Pentagon Chief had refused to evacuate the military from the infected carrier Photo: EPA-EFE/JUSTIN LANE Administration trump was warned about the threat of a virus outbreak in the U.S.

In the US, the explosive spread of the disease started later than in the European epicenters of the outbreak of coronavirus – Spain and Italy, so the number of deaths, until recently, was not so great. But in the last days and this figure has been growing rapidly. For the last day in the United States from COVID-19 and its complications died more than 800 people, and their total number exceeded 4.3 thousand.

As noted by local commentators, it’s more than died in shocked America terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. President Donald trump grimly predicted that in the coming days and weeks these numbers will only grow. The us President urged his compatriots to prepare for what “the next couple of weeks will be hellish.” According to the latest forecast by the White house victims of the pandemic in the U.S. will be from 100 to 240 thousand people.