In the United States, an average of 2,600 people is diagnosed with the novel coronavirus every hour. The rate is higher than in any other country in the world, according to a Reuters report.
It took 98 days for the number of Covid-19 cases to reach 1 million in the United States. It takes 43 days to reach 1 million to 2 million. And, it took only 27 days to cross the 3 million mark. It has only taken 16 days to reach 4 million at a rate of 43 new cases a minute. The statistics show how fast the number of Covid-19 positive patients is increasing every day in the US.
As of Friday, the number of coronavirus cases in the United States had risen to more than 4.17 million. In the last 24 hours, 84,046 people in the United States tested positive for coronavirus. The number of infections the day before was 61,096. In the last few days, more than 60,000 people in the United States have been regularly diagnosed with corona.
Corona deaths in the United States have not yet dropped below 1,000 a day. A total of 1,064 people died in Covid-19 between Thursday morning and Friday morning. The previous day this number was one thousand 205 people. In all, the death toll in the United States has risen to 147,333 (U.S Time: 4 A.M). 1,979,617 people have returned from the death of coronavirus. The number of people affected by active coronavirus is 2,043,181. Of these, 19,227 are in critical condition.
More than five crore 15 lakh 52 thousand tests have been done in the country. Then there is Russia. There have been more than 26 million tests.
In a recent interview, Todd Phillipson, a prominent US economist who embarrassed the US president, claimed that his team had warned the White House long ago about the dangers of a flu-like outbreak. They warned the US administration three months before the Covid-19 hit. However, Donald Trump did not want to take that report seriously. Todd Phillipson is one of the top economists in the United States who has worked with the White House. He resigned in last June and returned to the teaching profession. Todd Phillipson is teaching at the University of Chicago as a Professor. Todd was also infected with coronavirus. Now he is well.