Covid-19 deaths in the United States hit a record high, surpassing the 4,000 threshold in the second day since the pandemic broke out a year ago.
According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, 4516 additional deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, increasing the total number of fatal illness deaths in the United States to 380796.
Of these deaths, 548 were reported by the state of California. California has overtaken Texas as the second most affected state in the United States in terms of COVID deaths (31,157) after New York.
In the first 12 days of January, the state reported more COVID-19 deaths than any other month from June to October 2020.
The average 7-day death toll reported in 4056 is also a record and continues to rise after the post-holiday report decline.
COVID hospitalizations continue to increase even after short intervals. A total of 131,326 patients are admitted to US hospitals. Coronavirus, Based on the latest data published by the COVID Tracking Project. Of these, 23,881 patients are being treated in the ICU.
Over the last 24 hours, 228737 new cases have been reported nationwide, bringing the total number of patients infected with the disease to 22846808.
The national average Covid test positive rate reported on Tuesday was 12.72 percent.
After widespread concerns about delays in vaccination, Secretary of Health and Welfare Alex Azar announced that the second scheduled dose would be released soon.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller said Tuesday that an additional 2,877,500 COVID vaccines were distributed to Americans, bringing the total number of vaccines distributed in the country to 27,696,150.
Starting January 26, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that all travelers flying to the United States must test negative for coronavirus within three days of their flight to the United States.
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense have announced the purchase of 1.25 million additional courses of monoclonal antibody treatment in clinical trials for Regeneron. It will be offered in the first half of 2021 to treat high-risk COVID-19 patients who are not hospitalized. ..
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U.S. Covid-19 deaths surpass 4000 per day, setting record high
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