Washington, March 26 (EFE). – According to independent calculations from Johns Hopkins University, 30,151,278 SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus cases were confirmed this Friday and 548,052 deaths from Kovid-19 disease.
At 20.00 local time (00.00 GMT on Saturday) this balance is 1,700 more deaths and 79,256 new infections than Thursday.
California is now the state most affected by the epidemic with 58,618 deaths, followed by New York (49,848), Texas (47,947), Florida (33,116), Pennsylvania (24,932), New Jersey (24,478) and Illinois (23,472).
Other states with a major death are Georgia (18,849), Ohio (18,525), Massachusetts (17,052), Michigan (17,023), or Arizona (16,898).
In terms of transition, California has 3,654,570, followed by Texas with 2,774,889, Florida with 2,033,179 in third, New York in fourth with 1,833,128 and Illinois in fifth with 1,232,801.
The Provisional Death Toll-548,052- exceeds the lower limit of the White House’s initial estimates, which are estimated to be the best cases between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths due to the epidemic.
The new president of the United States, Joe Biden, has predicted that more than 600,000 people in the country will die from the virus.
For its part, the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Assessment (IHME), whose models predicting epidemic development are often determined by the White House, estimates that by July 1, some people may have died. . 596,000 people.
As far as vaccines are concerned, some 89.5 million people (27% of the population) have received at least one dose, of which 48.7 million (14.7%) are already fully vaccinated.