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US reaches 800,000 deaths from COVID-19 and more than 50 million cases |  Globalism

US reaches 800,000 deaths from COVID-19 and more than 50 million cases | Globalism

You are United State It reached 800,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday (14), according to information from Johns Hopkins University. The country also exceeded 50 million cases, according to the same source.

The United States has the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in the world, followed by Brazil and India, according to university statistics.

As of Tuesday night, Johns Hopkins University had recorded 50,226,427 cases and 800,266 deaths in the country.

The Washington Monument honors the 700,000 US deaths in Covid – Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis REFILE

In the United States, 71.84% of the population has received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

The country has the highest number of deaths from the disease in the world in absolute numbers. The United States is the 19th country with the highest number of deaths per million residents (the country has about 2,400 deaths per million people per million residents of Covid-19), according to the Our World in Data platform.

See below the 10 countries with the highest mortality rates per million inhabitants according to Our World in Data:

Thousands killed by Covid-19 for every million people

Peru 605
Bulgaria 4,3
Bosnia 3,96
Hungary 3,78
the black Mountain 3,74
North Macedonia 3,71
Czech Republic 3,21
Georgia 3,19
Romania 3.01
Brazil 2,88

Of the Americans who have died from Covid-19, the hardest-hit group are the elderly. According to the New York Times, 75% of those killed by the disease in the country are 65 or older.

Among Americans 65 or older, the death rate is 1 in 100.

In 33 US states, the number of deaths has increased in the past two weeks, according to NBC.

United States of America 700,000 deaths On the first of October. In June, the death toll in the country reached 600,000.

Since the beginning of the year, more than 450,000 people in the United States have died after contracting Covid-19, equivalent to 57% of all deaths from the disease in the country since the beginning of the pandemic. Now, the number of deaths from the virus has outpaced the population of North Dakota.

Pedestrians wear protective masks in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens during the New York Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in October 2020 – Photo: John Minchillo/AP

According to health experts, those who died this year were mostly people who had not been vaccinated. Mortality has increased despite advances in patient care and new treatment options such as monoclonal antibodies.

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