Covid-19 in the US: an increase of 1 million cases in 4 days

The total number of people infected with Covid-19 in the US so far has exceeded 15 million, of which 1 million cases have been confirmed in the past 4 days.

Medical staff examined and sampled at the Covid-19 test station in the Hard Rock Stadium area, Florida, USA. Photo: AFP

The number of Covid-19 infections in the US has increased rapidly over the past few days as the people of this country gathered more together during the last Thanksgiving and ignored measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic. Health experts have warned that the skyrocketing number of Covid-19 infections after Thanksgiving will cause hospitals in the US to fall into overcrowding and unable to receive more patients within the next 7-10 days.

Meanwhile, the White House vaccine team has issued a warning to states that the Covid-19-resistant vaccine will not be able to effectively control the spread of Covid-19 and the number of hospitalizations and deaths will continue. continued to increase until the end of spring.

“Vaccination against Covid-19 right now cannot limit the spread of Covid-19 and the number of hospitalizations and deaths caused by the virus, until 100 million Americans with underlying disease are fully immune. This could last until late spring, “the White House vaccine team recommends.

The task force also recommended that US public health officials ensure that people over 65 years of age or people with serious health conditions “should not be present in public areas indoors”.

According to this group, Covid-19 will continue to spread to every corner of the United States, from small towns to big cities, from farms to coastal areas. The Covid-19 epidemic in the US is spreading at its fastest pace since the start of the season and as evidenced by the fact that the United States is suffering for eight consecutive weeks. have the number of Covid-19 cases increased and more than 2,000 counties fell on red alert.

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