The number of deaths from COVID-19 patients in the United States exceeded the country’s combat losses in the Vietnam War, as well as in the First and Second World War. The newspaper The New York Times writes about this.
According to Johns Hopkins University, 498.8 thousand Americans have become victims of coronavirus infection since the beginning of the pandemic, while the Ministry of Veterans Affairs reports 392.3 thousand deaths as a result of three armed conflicts.
The United States is now in the first place in the number of cases of infection with coronavirus and mortality. On the territory of the country, the virus was detected in 28.1 million inhabitants.
Earlier, the chief infectious disease specialist of the United States, Anthony Fauci, allowed the extension of the mask regime for another year. In turn, American President Joe Biden hopes that by 2022 the lives of citizens can return to their usual state.
Meanwhile, the White House spoke about the progress of COVID vaccine supplies to the US states.