The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in the United States increased by 119 thousand over the past day, more than 4.9 thousand deaths were recorded, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from federal and local authorities, as well as the media and other open sources.

According to the university, over the past 24 hours, doctors have registered 119,931 cases of COVID-19 in the United States and 4,941 deaths.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 26.6 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States, and more than 455 thousand patients have died.