USA with 532 dead and more than 48 thousand cases in the last 24 hours

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The latest figures bring the total number of deaths to 155,366 and that of confirmed cases to 4,711,323.

The balance sheet made at 8 pm on Monday (1 am today in Lisbon) by the Efe news agency also pointed out that although New York is no longer the state with the highest number of infections, it is still the most affected in terms of deaths in the United States, with 32,719, more than France or Spain.

In New York City alone, 23,550 people died.

New York is followed by neighboring New Jersey with 15,846 dead, California with 9,441 and Massachusetts with 8,648.

Other states with large numbers of deaths are Illinois with 7,723, Pennsylvania â nia in 7224, Florida in 7157, Texas with 7,003, or Michigan with 6,467.

In terms of infections, California has 516,839, followed by Florida with 491,884, Texas with 456,277, and the fourth is New York with 416,843.

The provisional death toll has far exceeded the White House’s lowest estimates.

The American President was confident that the final number would be between 50,000 and 60,000 deaths, although he later raised the estimate to 110 deaths, a number that was also exceeded.

The Institute of Health Metrics and Assessments at the University of Washington, whose prediction models for the evolution of the pandemic have served as the basis for calculations made from the White House, currently indicates that the United States will reach the presidential elections on March 3. November reaches 230 thousand.

The pandemic of COVID -19 has caused more than 689,000 dead and infected more than 18.1 million people in 196 countries and territories, according to a report prepared by the French agency AFP.

In Portugal, 1,738 people died of the 51,569 confirmed as infected, according to the most recent bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December in Wuhan, a city in central China.

After Europe succeeded China as the center of the pandemic in February, the American continent is now the one with the most confirmed cases and the most deaths.