OREANDA-NEWS The number of detected cases of coronavirus in the United States over the past day increased by 77 878, another 913 patients with a confirmed disease have died, according to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data from federal and local authorities, as well as the media and other open sources.

A day earlier, doctors recorded 77 312 cases of COVID-19 infection and 987 deaths.

A record daily increase in coronavirus infections in the United States was recorded at the beginning of the year and amounted to more than 299 thousand. In January, the country also recorded the maximum daily increase in deaths from COVID-19 - more than 4.3 thousand deaths. Such indicators were reported by Hopkins University.

In total, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, more than 31.3 million people have been infected, more than 563 thousand infected have died.