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India surpassed 8 million coronavirus cases on Thursday and is close to the United States among the most infected countries in the world.

Although the number of daily infections this week has dropped to a minimum, health experts worry that major Hindu festivals and winter will increase the spread of the virus. The Ministry of Health has reported 49,881 infections and 517 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s death toll to 120,527.

At the same time, according to data from Johns Hopkins, infections and deaths have surged in the United States, with one American testing positive every 1.2 seconds and one death every 107 seconds.

At two “super spreaders” events in New York, at a wedding and birthday party, 56 people were infected with the virus and nearly 300 people were quarantined. Long Island officials said the wedding violated the state’s 50-person limit, while the birthday party did not.

Suffolk County Magistrate Steve Veron said at a press conference: “Such super-spread incidents pose a threat to our public health and our continued economic recovery.”

Veron added on Twitter: “This kind of blatant disregard for the well-being of others is not only extremely disappointing, it will not be tolerated.”

📈Today’s numbers: U.S. reports over 8.8 Million cases and more than 227,600 According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the global total number of deaths: 44.4 Million cases and 1.17 Millions of people died. USA Today Today’s analysis of Johns Hopkins University data shows that 20 states set new case records within a week, while three states (Nebraska, Tennessee, and Wyoming) set records within a week Death toll.

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COVID-19 cases surge: Americans die every 107 seconds

The United States set a record of new coronavirus cases within 7 days this week, with more than 500,000 infections. Americans test positive every 1.2 seconds.

The daily death toll is also climbing-according to Johns Hopkins (Johns Hopkins) data, each of us has a death every 107 seconds. The number of people hospitalized each day has increased steadily for more than a month, from 28,608 on September 20 to 44,000 on Tuesday.

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said: “There is no way to solve this problem: we are facing an emergency crisis, and you, your family, friends, neighbors and people you care about are all facing imminent risks.” Saw one of the worst outbreaks in the country.

Melissa Nolan, a professor at the University of South Carolina and an expert in infectious diseases, said that as winter approaches, the United States is facing the key to progress.

Nolan told USA Today: “As Americans are suffering from pandemic fatigue, we may see greater growth.” “Americans are tired of following public health guidelines and being tested.”

–John Bacon

CVS Health plans to add nearly 1K rapid coronavirus testing sites before the end of the year

CVS Health announced on Wednesday that it will add nearly 1,000 rapid COVID-19 testing sites nationwide by the end of this year. The company said it will operate about 100 test sites in 22 states (including California, Arizona, Florida and New Jersey) this week.

These tests will be free for people who meet CDC standards (including symptoms and contact with people who have tested positive for COVID-19). Those with insurance can take the test for free. The company said a federal program will pay for people who are not insured.

Customers must register on their website in advance to schedule appointments.

State health officials say Indiana may get some COVID vaccines next month

State health officials said on Wednesday that people who received the first coronavirus vaccine in Indiana could be immunized as early as November.

Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box (Kristina Box) said that federal officials told her that a vaccine could be shipped to the state before mid-to-late November. According to the state’s vaccination plan, medical staff will be the first to accept the plan.

Currently, the US Food and Drug Administration has not approved any of the multiple candidate vaccines that are undergoing trials.

Box said that Pfizer’s vaccine is likely to be the first vaccine used in the state sometime in mid-to-late November, followed by the Moderna vaccine in December, although she also admitted that the vaccine schedule is “a rapidly evolving situation, so many situations It may change.”

–Indianapolis star Shari Rudavsky

The report found that the “COVID toe” may last several days to several months after the initial infection

According to a report released on Thursday, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found that the skin conditions of certain COVID-19 long-distance transportation vehicles ranged from rash to “COVID toe” for days, weeks or even months.

Among patients suspected of COVID-19, COVID toes are characterized by pernio-like lesions such as red and swollen hands, feet and feet, which last for a median of 10 days in laboratory confirmed cases. However, 6 patients had toe symptoms lasting at least 60 days, while 2 patients lasted more than 130 days.

Among the 224 suspected cases and 90 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, the median duration of skin symptoms was 12 days. Some rashes and hives last up to 28 days.

Dr. Esther Freeman, director of global dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital, said: “These data increase our understanding of the long-term role of COVID-19 in different organ systems.” “The skin may be a visible window of inflammation, maybe It happens in the body.”

-Adrianna Rodriguez (Adrianna Rodriguez)

California Governor Gavin Newsom (Gavin Newsom) will not work hard to reopen the theme park

As California theme park operators and employees begged the state to allow the use of coronavirus precautions to reopen the parks, Governor Gavin Newsom gave them a firm answer on Tuesday: No.

Although Disney and Universal Parks have reopened since the summer of Florida, Newsom said that California will not abandon its recently released guidelines, which require counties to set up large-scale locations such as Disney theme parks, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Knott’s Berry. The theme park previously achieved a low infection rate and the farm can be reopened.

Newsom said at a press conference on Tuesday: “As a state, we will be driven by data and science.” “And we will be driven by public health first.”

California divides its counties into four levels of coronavirus transmission: purple, red, orange, and yellow. Purple indicates the highest spread, and yellow indicates the lowest spread. Orange County, home to Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm, is the second highest red rank. Los Angeles County, home to Universal Studios Hollywood, is located in the Purple District.

-Curtis Tate

Boeing reports a loss of US$449 million and plans to lay off more than 7,000 employees

Boeing will continue to lay off staff, while also cutting more jobs.

The company said on Wednesday that it expects to lay off 130,000 employees by the end of next year, 30,000 fewer than it started in 2020. Compared with the company’s planned 19,000 jobs, the layoffs are much larger. Cut three months ago.

Boeing Co. (Boeing Co.) talked about more serious layoffs on the same day. The company reported a loss of $449 million in the third quarter, down from $1.17 billion in the same period last year. The loss is still not as severe as imagined.

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