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The number of cases infected with coronavirus that was recorded in the US since the beginning of the pandemic exceeded five million. It is reported by The New York Times, citing its own database.
According to the us publication, at the moment, the incidence of increases in seven States: Oklahoma, Virginia, Illinois, Hawaii, South Dakota, Massachusetts and Rhode island, as well as in GUAM, the virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. At the same time, it decreased in 17 States.
In total, the epidemic died 161 900 residents of the United States. For the last week every day in the country dies about a thousand people.
It is noted that a sharp increase in the number of cases is observed primarily in the South and in the States, the authorities which decided on the rapid removal of restrictions.
Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump predicted the possible emergence of a vaccine against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 already for the presidential elections, scheduled for November 3 this year. This statement was made in interview to the head of US journalist Geraldo Rivera broadcast his broadcast. In response to a question, trump said that the vaccine may appear much earlier than in the end of the year.
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