For the fourth consecutive day of this month, the daily cases of US Covid have exceeded the horrifying 100,000. 109,740 new cases were reported on Thursday, increasing the total number of people infected with killer bugs in the country to 83,060,981.
According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, an additional 339 Covid casualties have occurred, bringing the total number of Covid casualties in the United States to 1,001,606, exceeding the tragic 1 million.
Boosted by highly contagious subvariants of Omicron in parts of the country, positive cases tended to be at the highest levels seen since late November.
According to the latest New York Times tally, the United States averages 103,537 daily, up 52% from two weeks ago.
All other Covid indicators in the United States are also on the rise.
The country has an average of 23,860 hospitalizations per day for viral illness, an increase of 31 percent from two weeks ago.
Of these, 2,535 patients were admitted to the intensive care unit, with a 23% increase in ICU admissions over the same period.
To date, 81,491,282 people have recovered from the disease, according to Worldometer statistics.
To date, 220,811,434 Americans, or 66.5% of the eligible population, have been given both doses of the Covid vaccine, according to the latest data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This includes 90.8 percent of people over the age of 65.
46.4 percent of the eligible population, or 102,524,944, receive boosted immunization recommended to provide additional protection from the killer virus.
An additional 1,879 deaths were reported worldwide on Thursday, bringing the total number of people killed by pandemics to date to 6,273,518.
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US Covid daily case exceeds 100K mark for 4 consecutive days
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