The last time the United States experienced this level of new COVID-19 cases was the winter surge of 2020-21.
Since 1 July, the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the United States has increased by 648%.
Some southern states with low vaccination rates are experiencing a surge in expanding hospital resources.
In an interview with Fox News on Sunday, Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said the United States could soon reach 200,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day. This is the last level of infection seen during the winter surge.
“It should be January, February, not August, but here the highly contagious Delta variant and the tragedy that 90 million people sitting on the duck of this virus have not yet been vaccinated. We are in a difficult situation. The confusion we are facing. ” Francis told host Chris Wallace..
The country registered more than 140,000 new cases of COVID-19 on August 13. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. Since July 1, the number of new cases reported in the United States has increased by 648%. Partially due to surges in southern states Vaccination rates are low, such as Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Some health systems are inundated with severe COVID-19 cases and need to be distributed or in short supply. ICU bed, ambulance, When Hospital staff..
A handful of hospitals throughout Texas When Mississippi The recent influx of COVID-19 patients required the installation of overflow tents for additional patients.
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