More than 77,000 new cases: America recorded a record in new infections

With about 77.300 reported cases, the number of the Corona reaches-new infections in the United States, a new record. The previous record 67,800 new cases is wi

More than 77,000 new cases: America recorded a record in new infections

With about 77.300 reported cases, the number of the Corona reaches-new infections in the United States, a new record. The previous record 67,800 new cases is within 24 hours of 10. July of exceeded, as is clear from the latest Figures on the website of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on Friday morning (CEST) it is apparent.

In the country with approximately 330 million inhabitants were infected, and, therefore, so far, more than 3.5 million people demonstrably with Sars-CoV-2. Around 138 000 people died in connection with the Virus, which can cause the lung disease Covid-19. In America, the novel Virus spread for several weeks in the Wake of the loosening of the Anti-Corona measures again. Affected especially the Federal States in the South and West. Many States have slowed down, therefore, the phased re-opening of the economy, the pauses or relaxations of the containment measures taken.

The United States is by far the hardest by the pandemic-affected country in the world. This applies to both the infectious as well as the dead figures. Last ever new record levels had been in the rate of infections recorded.

"It was hopeless to wait for him"

to have The Republican Governor of the state of Maryland, Larry Hogan, accused the American President Donald Trump on Thursday in a guest post in the Washington Post, not fast enough to the threat to stop responding. "So many country-wide measures could not be taken in these early days, there were but," wrote Logan. "Instead of his own health to listen to experts, spoke and tweeted of the President as a man who is more concerned with boosting the stock market, or his re-election plans went."

Hogan is also Chairman of the National Association of the governors of the 50 American States. Hogan criticized, Trump had claimed in March, incorrectly, that everyone in need of a Test, could get one. At the same time, governors have asked for help in Testing. In April, Trump got deported then the responsibility for testing to the governors. "It was hopeless to wait for him," wrote Logan. "The governors were told that we were on our own."

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 08:19

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