Washington: The Corona epidemic continues to wreak havoc in the United States (USA). The number of infected people in the country is increasing. According to information provided by Johns Hopkins University, the number of deaths due to coronavirus in the US has crossed the horrific mark of 2.5 million.
The University's Center for System Science and Engineering (CSSE) has informed in its update on Thursday that the number of deaths in the country has reached 2,50,483 and the total number of infected cases is 1,15,25,149. According to the report of the news agency Xinhua, 34,173 people died in New York state, followed by 20,147 people due to the virus in Texas. More than 16 thousand people have died in the states of California, Florida and New Jersey. The states with more than 9 thousand deaths are Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Georgia.
The magnitude of the epidemic in America can be gauged from the fact that only 18% of the world's total deaths occurred in America. On 22 September, the figure of 2 lakh deaths was completed here and in two months, 50 thousand more people lost their lives. There were 1,707 deaths due to Covid here on Tuesday, which is the largest figure since May 14 of 1,774 daily deaths.