According to the death rate, the United States ranks first in the world.

More than a thousand deaths due to coronavirus have been registered in the United States over the past day, that is, approximately 42 people died every hour in the country as a result of the disease. The corresponding calculations were presented on Wednesday by the Reuters news agency.

According to him, the death rate as a result of COVID-19 infection has increased in recent months – about 769 deaths were registered daily. Since the beginning of the pandemic in the United States, about 622.8 people have died from the coronavirus. According to the death rate, the United States ranks first in the world.

In the United States, additional measures have been introduced in recent weeks to combat the coronavirus due to the spread of the delta variant of the infection. According to the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this strain accounts for more than 83% of cases of infection in the country. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 36.8 million cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the United States.