US breaks its record for infections for the third day in a row with 229,859
The United States registered 229,859 new infections of the new coronavirus this Saturday and broke the record for infections on Friday (225,594) amid a new rebound in the pandemic in the country, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. In addition, this Saturday 2,527 new deaths were registered compared to Friday.The total balance at 8:00 p.m. local time this Saturday (01:00 GMT on Sunday) is 14,567,529 cases and 281,121 deaths, with which the United States continues to lead the global statistics of the pandemic. New York state remains the worst hit in the country with 34,900 deaths, followed by Texas (23,055), California (19,862), Florida (19,084) and New Jersey (17,306). Other states with a large death toll are Illinois (14,016), Pennsylvania (11,191), Massachusetts (10,953), Michigan (10,321) or Georgia (9,793).
Venezuela exceeds 104,000 cases of covid-19 since the start of the pandemic
The Venezuelan authorities diagnosed 300 new cases of covid-19, with which there are already 104,177 people who have contracted the disease caused by the new coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez reported this Saturday. As detailed in a government act together with President Nicolás Maduro, of the 300 cases, 254 are of community transmission and 46 are imported in two flights, one from the Dominican Republic and the other from Panama, two of the seven countries that have authorized routes. . The vice president pointed out that in the last 24 hours three Venezuelans from the states of Mérida, Táchira and Zulia have died, bringing the total death toll to 916 deaths from covid-19.
Brazil adds 664 deaths from coronavirus and exceeds 176,000 deaths
The death toll from covid-19 in Brazil passed 176,000 this Saturday, adding 664 new fatalities in the last 24 hours, at a time when the pandemic is back on its feet in the country where the infections have already affected about 6.6 million people. According to the most recent balance of the Ministry of Health released today, the number of deaths reached 176,628 in the South American giant. The figures also rose for infections, with 43,209 cases registered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected to 6,577,177. Brazil is one of the three countries in the world most affected by the pandemic, along with the United States and India, and in recent weeks it has registered an increase in cases and deaths from covid, which for some experts is considered a regrowth, the first wave of the virus in the country has not yet ended.