On the seventh day of this month, the daily cases of US Covid exceeded the horrifying 100,000. With 112487 new cases reported on Tuesday, the total number of people infected with killer bugs in the country increased to 82,731,284.
With the latest 349 additional Covid deaths, the total number of Covid casualties in the United States reached 1,000,207, surpassing the tragic 1 million, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.
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 100,732 cases per day, up 61% from two weeks ago.
Ohio reported the most cases (15,970) and casualties (55).
All other Covid indicators in the United States are showing an upward trend.
The country has an average of 22,642 hospitalizations per day for viral illness, an increase of 27 percent from two weeks ago.
Of these, 2416 patients were admitted to the intensive care unit, with a 20% increase in ICU admissions over the same period.
To date, 81,380,775 people have recovered from the disease, according to Worldometer statistics.
To date, 220,682,023 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 90.7 percent of people over the age of 65.
46.4 percent of the eligible population, or 102,360,702, receive boosted immunization recommended to provide additional protection from the killer virus.
An additional 1943 deaths were reported worldwide on Monday, bringing the total number of people killed by pandemics to date to 6,281,631.
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US Daily Covid Case exceeds 100K mark on the 7th day of this month
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