In the first two weeks of the new year, more than 38,000 Americans died of Covid-19.
According to the overall forecast issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 32,000 people are expected to die from the virus in the next three weeks.
These numbers are frightening and reflect what public health experts have repeatedly warned about: in the coming moment-with the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination-the country is still facing challenging times.
According to data from the COVID Tracking Project, more than 1
in Pennsylvania Officials say the number of hospitalizations has been nearly double the peak in the spring. Louisiana The governor said earlier this week that infections and hospitalizations in the state have “dramatically increased.”While in ArizonaOn Tuesday, officials reported a record number of Covid-19 hospitalizations and intensive care units.
Thousands of infections are added to the country’s statistics every day. Since the beginning of this month, the United States has reported more than 3 million new infections.
in Los Angeles CountyAccording to data released by county officials, approximately one-third of residents have been infected with the virus since the pandemic began. They said there has been an increase in outbreaks in workplaces, schools and daycare settings.
Los Angeles officials responded to the warnings of other leaders, adding: “They have not yet fully seen the effects of transmission from around Christmas to Christmas.”
Before the inauguration day, everyone’s eyes turned to the American capital. Washington DC Never higher. Currently, there are an average of more than 320 new cases every day, an increase of 38% from the previous week. Since the beginning of the pandemic, DC has reported a total of more than 32,600 Covid-19 cases, and 20% of the cases have increased in 2021.
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