On Monday evening, the United States recorded 1,433 deaths from the new Coronavirus within 24 hours, a decrease compared to the previous night’s toll, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Data published at 20:30 local time, the university that is a reference in tracking new infections and deaths caused by the Coronavirus, showed that the Covid-19 epidemic claimed the lives of 1433 people in the United States within 24 hours, raising the total death toll from the epidemic in this.
The country to 42,094 deaths.
The death toll in the United States on Sunday evening was 1,997 deaths within 24 hours, according to the Johns Hopkins University census, which updates data around the clock.
The United States, which recorded the first death from the virus at the end of February, is the country most affected by the epidemic, whether in terms of the number of deaths or cases, and the number of infected people has exceeded 784 thousand people, 72 thousand of them are recovering.
New York is the epicenter of the Covid-19 epidemic in the United States, although the state appears to have weathered the worst of the crisis.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that the state had recorded 478 deaths within 24 hours, the lowest death toll in more than two weeks.
In the same context, US President Donald Trump announced Monday evening that he would sign an executive order to “temporarily suspend immigration” to the United States with the intention of “protecting jobs” for American citizens in light of the economic repercussions of the Covid-19 epidemic.
“In light of the enemy’s hidden attack, and in light of the need to protect the jobs of our great American citizens, I will sign an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States!” Trump tweeted.
Trump plans to take this step, despite the fact that the effects of the new Coronavirus have left to date 22 million unemployed people in the United States.
The US President described the new Coronavirus as a “hidden enemy” after the epidemic claimed the lives of more than 42,000 people in the United States out of more than 766,000 infected.
Trump’s tweet did not provide any further details on what will result from this measure, nor when, how or whether it will be implemented.
In January, Trump imposed a travel ban from China to the United States to curb the spread of the epidemic in his country, in a step he has been unsuccessful since he was hailed.
Later, in the middle of March, the US President imposed very restrictions on travel from most European countries to the United States.