The United States has become the leader in the number of coronaviruses infected in the world. This is evidenced by the publication of The New York Times.
According to the publication, in the country recorded 81 321 cases of infection with coronavirus. This is more than in China, Italy or any other country in the world.
At the same time, according to Johns Hopkins University, at 00:50 Moscow time, the United States still remains in third place in terms of the number of infected people – 80,021 people. China remains the leader – 81,782 cases of infection for the whole time. In second place is Italy – 80 589 infected.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States also came out on top in terms of the number of people infected in the world – 82,404 people.
Earlier it became known that the number of people infected with coronavirus in the world exceeded half a million people. An outbreak of COVID-19 pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the situation could be described as a pandemic.