The US has recorded the number of deaths because Covid-19 has surpassed the 100,000 mark in the context of many states in the country are easing measures to prevent pandemic spread.
As of May 28, the number of Covid-19 deaths in the US is 100,047, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. So far, the United States is the country with the most Covid-19 deaths in the world. This is nearly three times as much as the UK’s second largest country with over 37,000 deaths, according to the Guardian.
The United States confirmed its first case of Covid-19 in Washington state on January 20, the same day South Korea reported its first case. So far, South Korea has 269 deaths from Covid-19.
Among the countries with the highest per capita Covid-19 mortality rates, 8/10 are in Europe. The US ranks ninth on this list at a rate of about 30 per 100,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. He ranked third, with 55.64 deaths / 100,000.
Health experts warn the possibility of millions more cases in the United States, and the number of deaths will continue to rise until the vaccine is widely used.
Covid-19 is by far the most serious medical disaster in the US since the Spanish flu epidemic in 1918, the event that killed 675,000 people.
Although the number of new infections and daily deaths are on the decline, experts warn that the number may rise again after the US lifted the blockade.
Meanwhile, Mayor Washington D.C. May 27 announced that the area would begin to relax the blockade from May 29. Earlier, White House officials warned that the suburbs of the capital were still among the most worrying areas of the country before the pandemic. Northern Virginia is also expected to begin the reopening phase, even as the number of cases here continues to increase.