The number of fatal cases of COVID-19 in the United States increased to 150 thousand people

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More than 150 thousand people with the identified coronavirus have died in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic. Johns Hopkins University announced this in statistics on its website.

The total number of victims was 150,062. The highest death toll in the state of New York – 32,658 people, followed by the state of New Jersey (15,798) and California (8,724). In addition, more than 8.5 thousand deaths were recorded in Massachusetts, more than 7.5 thousand in Illinois and more than 7 thousand in Pennsylvania.

According to The New York Times, an average of 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths per day were reported over the past week. This is the worst rate since early June, when the number of deaths seemed to be decreasing. Now the number of daily deaths is on the rise in 23 states and Puerto Rico.

In the world, according to Johns Hopkins University, 16.7 million cases were recorded, 9.7 million recovered and 661 thousand deaths. According to, another 5,475 cases of coronavirus were detected in Russia over the past day. In total, the coronavirus was recorded in 828 990 residents of Russia, 620 333 patients recovered, 13 673 died.

On July 29, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the country, said that the number of detected cases of coronavirus in Moscow has decreased 10 times since May.


A few days ago, the president of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Alexander Sergeev, predicted that the coronavirus vaccine would be sufficient to carry out mass vaccinations in 2021.

Up-to-date information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and access vsem.rf. Hot line phone: 8 (800) 2000-112. In addition, information is available under the hashtag #WeWeTogether.

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