OREANDA-NEWS. In the United States, the first case of infection with a new variant of the coronavirus with a double mutation, previously detected in India, has been registered. This was reported by the «San Francisco Chronicle» with reference to specialists of the Stanford Laboratory of Clinical Virology. According to scientists, a new variant has been founded near the San Francisco Bay in California. At least seven people suspected of being infected are being tested.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 132 million people worldwide have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and almost 2.9 million have died. About 107 million patients have recovered. As of April 06, 2021, 31.496.976 cases of Covid-19 coronavirus infection have been recorded in the United States. Over the past day, the number of infected people has increased by 34.987.

The total number of deaths from coronavirus infection in the United States is 569.282 people, today 306 deaths have been recorded. There are 6.869.132 people in the active phase of the disease, of which 8.767 are in critical condition. Confirmed cases of complete cure of the virus as of today, April 06, 2021 in the United States: 24.058.562.