Health authorities in New York increased the number of covid-19 tests, given the rebound in infections / Photo: AFP
The United States registered more than 94,000 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours, the highest daily number since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the balance of Johns Hopkins University.
A few days before the presidential election, the country, which has experienced a worsening of the epidemic since the beginning of autumn, registered 94,125 infections.
The count also reported 919 new deaths, bringing the death toll from the disease to 229,544.
The total number of cases officially detected in the country, the most affected in the world in absolute terms, amounts to 9’034,295.
The rebound mainly affects the states of New York, New Jersey and several of the Midwest.
VACCINE WILL TAKE
Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, told the Journal of the American Medical Association that it is “unlikely that a vaccine to help control the coronavirus outbreak will be available in the United States before January, if at all. one by then ”.
The review process is complex and time consuming, added the epidemiologist.
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