On Tuesday the representative of the world health organization warned that the United States has the potential to become the new epicentre of the outbreak of coronavirus due to severe acceleration of infection.
As the press-Secretary of the who, Margaret Harris, in the last 24 hours 85% of new cases COVID-19 was recorded in Europe and the United States – 40% of those cases identified in the United States, writes New York Post.
In response to the question of whether the US to become the new epicenter of the coronavirus, Harris said: “we are Now seeing a very large increase of cases in the USA, so it has a lot of potential. [The US has] a very large flash and it’s flash that is enhanced.”
According to the Johns Hopkins University, by Tuesday morning in the US there were 46 481 the case of the coronavirus.
In China, where he started the spread of infection, still the highest number of cases – 81 588, however, the number of infected people has significantly slowed its growth, but the Wuhan open after two months of isolation. Italy is followed by China – the country recorded 63,927, followed by the United States, which ranks third in the number of cases. After the USA, Spain and Germany – with 39 673 30 and 150, respectively. Overall, worldwide recorded 392 780 cases of coronavirus and in 17 of 159 deaths from the disease.