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After reaching 116,850 people, Covid-19 Deaths Exceed That of WWI

The United States recorded, Wednesday evening, more than 700 new deaths caused by the emerging coronavirus, increasing the total number of victims of the Covid-19 epidemic in this country to 116,850 people, more than the number of US military personnel who died during the First World War.

Data published at 20:30 local time (Wednesday 00:30 GMT), Johns Hopkins University, a reference point for tracking HIV infections and deaths, showed that the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States within 24 hours claimed 740 lives. This brings the total death toll from this deadly virus in this country to more than 116,850 deaths.

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the number of US soldiers killed during World War I is approximately 116,500.

The number of victims of the pandemic in the United States at the end of April exceeded the number of American soldiers, who were killed in the two-decade Vietnam War.

The daily death toll from the emerging coronavirus in the United States crossed the 500 mark at the end of March and peaked in mid-April, when it exceeded 3,000 deaths per day.

But the United States still records more than 20 thousand new infections a day every day, and it is finding it difficult to reduce this number.

The United States is vastly different from the rest of the world, the country most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. In terms of injuries that exceeded 2,13 million overnight, or at the level of deaths, many other countries are more affected than it in terms of mortality for For the population.

And the United States recorded Monday evening, for the second day in a row, less than 400 deaths caused by the emerging coronavirus, in a decline that was found to be caused not by the epidemic receding as much as the mechanism of “Johns Hopkins” obtaining data from the local health authorities that are not in The habit is completed during the weekend or on the first business day after it ends.