Life feels much more normal as Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day after more than a year of pandemic blockades, increased social distance, and masking. However, Covid-19 is still very close.
On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the “supertransmissible” delta variant could have. New Covid-19 cases have recently increased by 10% in the country..News comes as the state has Mainly abandoned mask obligations And restart their economy, and As some states are tracking vaccinations.. The CDC said the country’s vaccination rate has been delayed. Likely to miss President Joe Biden’s July 4th goal Shooting at least one bullet into the arm of 70% of adults contributes to the increase in cases.
When the country heads for a holiday weekend, delays in vaccination, an increase in cases, and a rapidly expanding variety are one of the factors involved.
This is a brief overview of the current state of the pandemic in the United States.
The first delta variant detected in India now accounts for a quarter of all new cases in the United States. According to the CDC, the strain is currently in all 50 states and could dominate in the coming weeks.
The elderly were the most vulnerable to the coronavirus and were one of the first to be vaccinated. The vaccine is still used in emergency permits and infants are excluded.
National vaccination Slowed down from the peak in AprilMany southern counties immunize less than 40 percent of the population.
Clarification (July 6, 2021, 1:01 ET): Earlier versions of the graphics described Covid-19 cases and mortality rates as “per capita.” Updated to “per 100,000 population”.