by explica.co 01/18/2021
The Ministry of Health of the Nation reported this Monday that, during the last 24 hours, 425 deaths and 8,185 new positive cases of coronavirus were registered. In this way, the number of fatalities is 45,832, while the total number of infected amounts to 1,807,428.The number of victims, 425 is the highest number registered since
It’s been one year since the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the United States. The first case was a man in Washington who had traveled to Wuhan, China where the pandemic began. Since then there have been over 24 million cases in our country, 307,000 of them have been right here in Iowa.
In our news wrap Wednesday, as President Biden took office the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 climbed past 403,000, world governments largely welcomed Biden’s inauguration, China voiced hope for new cooperation with the U.S. under the Biden administration, and Israel's government raced to approve more housing in East Jerusalem and West Bank settlements before Trump left office.
As the United States surpassed 400,000 deaths on the eve of his inauguration, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. assumed the role of mourner-in-chief at a ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial. Germany tightened its lockdown rules as a preventive measure against the highly infectious variant.