The United States set a new record for a single day increase in coronavirus infections on Thursday. According to reports, there are nearly 90,000 new cases reported Data collected by Johns Hopkins University.
On Thursday, there were 88,521 new cases of coronavirus in the United States, 9,540 more than the number of new infections recorded on Wednesday.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, since the pandemic first hit the United States, the country has confirmed 8,947,830 confirmed COVID-19 cases and at least 228,656 deaths.
The university recorded 971
Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said in an interview: “This is the most difficult moment in the current pandemic-the next two months.” On CNBC’s “Squawk Box” Thursday. “We can’t give up our guards now.”
According to recent analysis Institute of Health Measurement and Evaluation At the University of Washington School of Medicine, by mid-January, about 2,250 Americans may die from COVID-19 every day.
IHME said in its latest forecast: “If states do not respond to the increasing number of people by re-executing tasks, then by the same date, the cumulative death toll may reach 514,000.
The institute added: “By mid-January, the climax of autumn and winter will cause about three times the number of deaths per day. The hospital’s system, especially the intensive care unit, is expected to endure a great deal in December and January. Pressure. 18 states.”
These data are as COVID tracking project A new record in the United States was reported on Thursday, with more than 500,000 infections recorded this week.
In the past two weeks, 25 states have set new case records, including 17 states that set a record high since last Wednesday.
According to the tracking project, the number of hospitalizations nationwide has increased from approximately 30,000 at the beginning of the month to nearly 43,000.