Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-09-16 13:07:57 –
The United States has reached another amazing milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic. One in 500 Americans died from the virus.
according to Johns HopkinsSince the virus arrived in the United States in early 2020, about 667,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the United States. Census Bureau As of April 2020, the United States has a population of 331 million.
The United States has crossed the milestone as it continues to handle delta mutants, which are more infectious variants of the virus. The average daily case rate in the country has exploded in recent weeks, from a low of 8,000 daily in late June to the current 140,000 daily case rate.
Deaths have also increased in recent weeks. The United States is currently losing more than 1,300 people per day on COVID-19. This is an amount not seen since March.
Despite having the largest vaccine supply in the world, the United States continues to lead the world in both total cases and deaths for COVID-19.
Despite the epidemic of delta variants, vaccination has been shown to protect people from the most severe cases of COVID-19. NS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention People who have not yet been vaccinated are 11 times more likely to die of the virus and 10 times more likely to be hospitalized.
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