The number of new cases of coronavirus infection in the United States on Friday reached 45,242 and became a new daily record, according to Reuters, citing its calculations.

According to Johns Hopkins University, which conducts its calculations, the number of patients who died with CAVID-19 exceeded 125 thousand. According to the University, 2,467,510 cases of infection have been recorded in the United States, and more than 663,000 people have recovered.

Earlier, US President Donald Trump said that against the background of an increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection in the country, the number of deaths is decreasing.

In March, WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. According to the latest data of the organization, the number of cases of infection in the world has exceeded 9.4 million; more than 484 thousand people have died.