798,710 people died from the consequences of COVID-19 in the country.

The number of cases of coronavirus infection in the United States has reached 50.1 million, according to data updated by Johns Hopkins University, which conducts calculations based on information from federal and local authorities.

According to him, since the beginning of the pandemic, 50,119,574 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in the United States, 798,710 people have died from the consequences of the disease in the country.

Since December, more than 100 thousand cases of infection per day have been recorded in the country every day; this is the highest figure in the last two months. The increase in the incidence began to be recorded after the celebration of Thanksgiving Day in the country (November 25), when millions of Americans went to the celebrations to their relatives and friends.

In total, according to the university, 270.7 million cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in the world, 5.3 million people died from the consequences of the disease worldwide. The USA continues to occupy the first place among the countries according to these two indicators.