WASHINGTON – The United States has just surpassed 30 million coronavirus infections, which would place it as the first country in the world to reach this figure.
Since the pandemic began, a total of 30,002,068 COVID-19 infections and 545,632 deaths have been recorded in the US, according to the independent count by NBC News.
President Joe Biden predicted that in total more than 600,000 people in the country will die from the virus.
For its part, the Institute for Health Metrics and Assessments (IHME) of the University of Washington, whose models for predicting the evolution of the pandemic are often set by the White House, estimates that by June 1, some will have died. 575,000.
RECORD DAYS OF DEATHS AND CONTAGES IN THE US, according to NBC News
Wednesday 20 January: 4,131 deaths in a single day.
Saturday January 9: 278,920 cases in a single day.
Friday January 8: 269,420 cases in a single day.
Thursday January 7: 268,883 cases and 4,110 deaths in a single day.
Wednesday 6th January: 268,840 cases, and 3,920 deaths in a single day.
THE STATES MOST AFFECTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS
California is the state with the most cases and deaths from the pandemic, with 3,646,537 infections and 57,749 deaths.
It is followed by Texas, which has reported 2,758,737 cases of coronavirus and 47,688 deaths; and Florida with 2,011,211 infected and 33,408 deaths, according to the NBC News count.
The fourth place is occupied by New York, with 1,791,662 infections, and which was previously the state with the most deaths, with a total of 50,551.
Illinois, for its part, is in fifth place in number of cases with 1,223,083 infections and 23,379 deaths.
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CORONAVIRUS IN THE WORLD
This is how the pandemic affects other countries, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.