Coronavirus deaths in the United States hit 150,000 on Wednesday, by far the highest in the world, according to a history held by Johns Hopkins University.
The important step comes amid signs that the nation’s outbreak is beginning to stabilize in the Sun Belt but is heating up in the South, spurred mostly by young adults hitting bars, restaurants and a gym. again.
The wave was accompanied by a sharp burst of misinformation and conspiracy theories about proper cures and the effectiveness of masks.
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Brazil came second with more than 88,000 deaths, followed by Britain at around 46,000.
Johns Hopkins put the nation̵7;s confirmed infections at nearly 4.4 million, also the highest in the world, although real numbers in the U.S. and around the world are thought to be higher due to limits on testing and the many mild cases not yet detected or unreported.