Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-01-12 09:31:19 –
The United States is currently experiencing what some health officials call a “surge” of COVID-19 infections, which records nearly 250,000 new cases of the virus and more than 3,000 deaths daily. doing.
According to the COVID follow-up project, the United States has recorded an average of over 246,000 new COVID-19 cases in the last seven days. This is the highest moving average of 7-day new cases in the country ever.
In addition, virus-related deaths are at their highest levels since the outbreak of the pandemic. The COVID tracking project reported daily that the United States reported an average of 3,210 virus-related deaths last week.
The outlook is that 2,977 people were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Despite the increase in cases and deaths, the number of people hospitalized for the virus has decreased slightly in the United States. As of Monday, about 130,000 people nationwide were fighting COVID-19 in hospitals. This is a slight decrease from the peak of 132,464 on January 6th.
Hospitals nationwide are overwhelmed by the increasing number of patients and remain overcrowded.
The surge in cases and deaths occurred approximately two weeks after TSA reported consecutively days after Christmas and New Year, and TSA screened more than one million travelers nationwide. This is a significant increase in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The increase in travel violated the CDC’s recommendation to advise Americans not to travel during the winter holidays.
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