In the United States, the number of deaths among patients with coronavirus infection has exceeded the mark of 500 thousand people. This is evidenced by the data of the Worldometers portal.
According to the data provided, the number of deaths is 512,230 citizens. The United States continues to rank first in the number of deaths of people with COVID-19.
The positive tests for the coronavirus during the pandemic received 28 808 464 people. The disease was cured by 19 056 900 patients.
Earlier, US President Joe Biden declared mourning for the victims of the coronavirus.
On December 31, 2019, the Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in the city of Wuhan. The causative agent of the disease is a new type of coronavirus, which has been officially named COVID-19. On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus a pandemic.
In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 112.1 million cases have been registered, more than 87.6 million people have recovered, and more than 2.4 million patients have died. More than 4 million people with COVID-19 have been identified in Russia.