Driven by a highly contagious subvariant of Omicron in parts of the country, the daily Covid cases in the United States once again exceeded the dreaded 100,000 mark. With 109,258 new cases reported on Monday, the total number of people infected with the killer bug in the country rose to 83,408,477.
According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, another 210 Covids have died, and the total number of Covid casualties in the United States has reached 1,002,404, surpassing the tragic 1 million.
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 107,316 daily, an increase of 46% from two weeks ago.
All other Covid indicators in the United States are also on the rise.
The country has an average of 24,747 hospitalizations per day for viral illness, an increase of 28 percent from two weeks ago.
Of these, 2,652 patients were admitted to the intensive care unit, with a 23% increase in ICU admissions over the same period.
To date, 81,701,524 people have recovered from the disease, according to Worldometer statistics.
To date, 220,933,970 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 90.9 percent of people over the age of 65.
46.5 percent of the eligible population, or 102,790,201, receive boosted immunization recommended to provide additional protection from the killer virus.
An additional 1.442 deaths were reported worldwide on Monday, bringing the total number of people killed by pandemics to date to 6,278,929.
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US Daily Covid Case exceeds 100K mark again
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