A total of 665,282 people in the United States died from COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University. According to the US Census Bureau, the population of the United States in April 2020 was 331.4 million.

This tragic news comes as hospitals struggle to accommodate all patients, and more and more children are suffering from the coronavirus. Hoping to control the spread and prevent more deaths, orders are being introduced in the workplace and the wearing of face masks in schools.

And the battle continues with daily infections that increased in number after early summer when it was highly contagious delta variable He started to take control.

13 times more new infections

As reported Tuesday by Johns Hopkins University, the United States has averaged more than 152,300 new COVID-19 cases per day over the past week, more than 13 times since June 22, when the average was lowest in 2021. (11303 cases per day). ).

According to the same source, the US has recorded an average of 1,805 new deaths from COVID-19 every weekday since Tuesday – well above the year’s lowest average (218) reached on July 5.

With only 54 percent vaccinated. Of the population, the percentage of people vaccinated each day (more than 341,900) is a 4% decrease from last week and a 28% decrease from the previous month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

Health experts consider vaccination the best way to prevent the virus, stressing that most people who were hospitalized and died of COVID-19 were not vaccinated.

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Pennsylvania officials said 97 percent of deaths from COVID-19 are related to unvaccinated people.

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