Corona Virus Cross infection we It continues to rise as the country progresses deeper into the holiday season, the Associated Press reports.
A new daily high of nearly 228,000 additional confirmed cases of Covid-19 was reported across the country on Friday, surpassing the previous record of 217,000 cases set the day before, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
The seven-day rolling average of deaths attributed to Covid-19 in the United States surpassed 2000 for the first time since spring, rising to 2011.
Two weeks ago, the average of the seven days was 1,448. 2,607 deaths were reported in the US on Friday.
Several states saw numbers spike in the week after Thanksgiving, when millions of Americans ignored warnings to stay home and party only with their family members.
in a ArizonaPublic messages to health officials took a sharp tone on Saturday, as the state reported the second-highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic and the outbreak continued to push up occupancy rates in hospitals experiencing increasing stress near capacity.
The Arizona Department of Health Services said in a tweet that people should wear masks “around anyone who is not a member of your family, even those you know and trust.”
The state’s 6,799 new confirmed Covid-19 cases are just behind the 10,322 new cases reported on Tuesday, which officials said included data delayed by the weekend.
The week saw a total of four daily reports of more than 5,000 additional confirmed cases.
North Carolina A record increase in confirmed cases of the virus was recorded on Saturday, with 6,018 new cases.
“In less than a week, we went from over 5,000 new cases reported in one day to over 6,000 cases,” said Dr. Mandy Cohen, the state’s health secretary. “This is very worrying.”
Indiana The Department of Health said Saturday that an additional 7,793 people in the state had been diagnosed with COVID-19 over the previous day. The state of Oklahoma recorded 4,370 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, with the state’s seven-day rolling average of new cases reaching 3,000 cases per day.
Michigan It reported 9,854 new confirmed cases on Saturday, up from more than 8,600 new cases on Friday.
“We continue to be concerned about the potential impacts of the travel we saw last week with Thanksgiving, as well as the festive-related social gatherings,” said Dr. Adnan Mankara, Executive Vice President and Clinical Director of Henry Ford. Detroit Health System.
in a BoiseAnd the IdahoSoldiers have been triaging patients in the parking lot of an urgent care clinic that has been refurbished to become a facility for coronavirus patients with the increasing number of infections and deaths there.
Health officials say Idaho’s attempt to control the coronavirus has been unsuccessful.
Officials fear a wave of infections after Thanksgiving may force tough choices about what to do with patients when there is no room or anyone available to treat them.
San Joaquin Valley, CaliforniaFacing an acute shortage of hospital beds, it was placed under a new blanket lockdown on Saturday in an urgent attempt to slow the rapid rise in cases of coronavirus.
Much of the state, including Southern California, is on the brink of the same restrictions.
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