Update: 31.03.2020 04:55
Washington – Coronavirus death toll in the United States exceeded 3,000 on Monday, with over 163,000 infected. Referring to its calculations, it was written by Reuters.
Monday has been the deadliest coronavirus pandemic day in the US. COVID-19, according to Reuters, killed at least 540 people on Monday, resulting in a total of 3017 deaths. According to Johns Hopkins University coronavirus in the US, succumbed to 3008 people, with only in New York City recorded 914 deaths. The total number of confirmed infections reached 163.807 and 5846 recovered from the disease.
The United States has the most confirmed cases of infection in the world and it is estimated that the numbers will continue to increase with more widespread testing.
President Donald Trump said on Monday at the White House briefing that more than a million Americans underwent a coronavirus test, less than three percent of the total population, Reuters recalls. Although the US has increased its testing capacity in recent days, it is still testing less than Italy or South Korea relative to population size.
Anthony Fauci, chief government expert on infectious diseases, said he expects a second wave of coronavirus in the fall. At the same time, however, he expressed his belief that the United States would be better prepared for it by then.