Friday 19 November 2021
Washington – (dpa):
Corona virus infection cases in the United States increased by 0.3% in the 24 hours until 0305 pm New York time today, Friday, bringing the total number of infections since the beginning of the pandemic in the country to 47.5 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg News Agency.
The increase in cases nationwide was higher than the average daily increase of 0.2% over the past week.
The state of California recorded the largest number of confirmed cases, with 5.03 million cases, an increase of 0.1% within 24 hours.
Michigan witnessed a 1.3 percent increase in the number of cases compared to the same time yesterday, bringing the total to 1.39 million cases.
Michigan also witnessed the largest number of deaths during the same 24 hours, with 276 deaths.