On Thursday, US COVID-19 hospitalization fell to its lowest level since November 25th.
Currently, only 88,668 people are admitted to US hospitals. Coronavirus infection. Of these, 17918 patients are admitted to the intensive care unit. The number, which peaked at 132,474 on January 6, has been declining consistently for more than two weeks.
According to the latest data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, 3,705 new deaths have been reported domestically, increasing the national total to 455,869. The total number of cases in the United States has increased to 26,679,554. The average 7-day case has decreased by almost 50% from its peak on January 12. For the first time in a few weeks, the 7-day average of COVID-19 cases does not exceed 20000 in any state.
Of the approximately 1.7 million people tested for coronavirus on Wednesday, only 7.63 percent were diagnosed with the disease.
Anticovid vaccination seems to be speeding up. By Thursday, a total of 35,203,710 doses had been delivered, with 57,489,675 doses distributed.
Meanwhile, with Covid-19 hospitalizations and a declining trend in cases, regulations are beginning to be relaxed in some states. Rhode Island has decided to allow indoor dining with half the capacity.
All businesses, including restaurants in Massachusetts, are allowed to operate within a capacity of 40. New Jersey has relaxed restrictions on indoor meetings and a curfew at 10 pm in restaurants.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Thursday that more than 600 cases of coronavirus variants have been identified in 33 states across the country. Most of these cases are the first strands detected in the United Kingdom. Florida (187) and California (145) have the highest number of such cases.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Vaccine and Related Biologics Advisory Board will meet on February 26 to discuss a request for an emergency use authorization for Johnson & Johnson’s single coronavirus vaccine.
The Institute for Health Metrics (IHME) at the University of Washington predicts that Covid-19 deaths in the United States will exceed 630,000 by June.
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USCOVID-19 hospitalization is the lowest since November 25th
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