Friday , January 15 2021

United States: more than 2,700 dead from COVID-19 in 24 hours, highest since April

WASHINGTON | The United States recorded more than 2,700 new deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, a daily level it had not seen since April, according to the 8:30 p.m. statement from Johns Hopkins University which refers to.

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The country has specifically deplored 2,731 additional deaths in 24 hours, bringing the toll to 273,181 deaths since the start of the pandemic. They also identified 195,121 new infections in one day.

More than 100,000 people hospitalized, a record

The number of people infected with the coronavirus and hospitalized in the United States has exceeded 100,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic, the COVID Tracking Project announced on Wednesday.

“There are currently 100,226 people with COVID-19 hospitalized in the United States, the first time hospitalizations have exceeded 100,000,” he said in a tweet.

And US officials fear the situation could get worse: more than 150,000 people are currently tested positive for COVID-19 every day in the United States. A surge in contamination is also expected after the Thanksgiving celebrations, marked by the displacement of millions of people.

California alone recorded more than 20,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, becoming the US state with the most cases in one day since the start of the pandemic according to the COVID Tracking Project.

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