November 12, according to a comprehensive report, according to the latest statistics of the Coronavirus pandemic of Johns Hopkins University in the United States, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the United States exceeded 10.38 million. There were more than 240,000 deaths.
Recently, the epidemic in the United States has quickly returned, and almost every state’s indicators are developing in a worse direction. On November 10, local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States exceeded 10 million. Due to the surge in cases, the medical system in many parts of the United States is in emergency; US health officials said that they plan to start Coronavirus vaccination as soon as December.
U.S. single-day deaths record high
The cumulative number of confirmed cases in Texas exceeds one million
Officials across the United States reported more than 1,400 deaths from the Coronavirus on the 10th local time, the highest single-day record since mid-August. This is a severe indicator of the widespread spread of Coronavirus virus in the United States.
US media also reported that from November 10 to 11, Texas, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Illinois successively set the highest record of new cases in a single day since the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Illinois reported the highest daily increase on the 11th, exceeding 12,000.
On the other hand, data from Johns Hopkins University showed that as of the 11th, Texas had surpassed California, the most populous state in the United States, and became the first state in the United States to have more than 1 million confirmed cases of Coronavirus. And since many people have not yet been tested, the actual number of infections may be even higher. Texas officials said that the state recorded 10,865 cases on the 10th, setting a new single-day record.
On November 3, local time, the United States ushered in the 2020 election day. The picture shows the US White House on that day. Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Mengtong
New York City positive rate hits highest point since June
Many people diagnosed after White House election night party
On the 11th local time, New York City officials revealed that the city’s Coronavirus positive rate has reached the highest level since the first wave of the epidemic subsided in June this year.
Statistics from the New York City Department of Health show that in the past seven days, the average positive rate of the local Coronavirus has climbed to 2.52%, approaching its record of 2.61% positive rate set on June 9th, and has also touched the 3% public school suspension threshold.
The surge in the number of Coronavirus cases in the New York area has raised concerns that the epidemic is returning. In response, New York Governor Cuomo announced the latest order on the 11th, requiring restaurants, bars and other places to close indoor areas before 10pm.
According to several US media reports, the recent general elections in the US have also exacerbated the spread of Coronavirus epidemic. US media said that on the 9th local time, an employee of the Yolo County Election Office in California tested positive for Coronavirus and may have been in contact with other people to cause the virus.
In addition, since the White House held a general election night spectator party on November 3, at least five guests have been diagnosed with Coronavirus. There may be hundreds of people attending the election night party, but few people wear masks. In the next few days, White House Chief of Staff Meadows, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Carson, and Trump campaign consultant Bossi, etc. have successively diagnosed.
The latest confirmed cases include White House Political Affairs Director Brian Jack and former White House assistant Healy Baumgardner.
The surge in cases has overwhelmed the medical system
U.S. health officials say it plans to start vaccination as soon as December
Currently, the number of new cases in all states in the United States is on the rise, and the US medical system is under tremendous pressure.
According to reports, the number of hospitalized patients with Coronavirus in Ohio has increased sharply, and the growth rate is “unprecedented”; in the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the intensive care unit is full; some hospitals in North Dakota do not even have enough medical staff ; And Iowa’s health department warned that the carrying capacity of the local hospital is reaching its limit.
In order to curb the spread of the epidemic, the United States is accelerating the launch of coronavirus vaccines and therapeutic drugs. On the 10th local time, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Azar said that if the pharmaceutical company Pfizer quickly submits its preliminary test data for Coronavirus vaccine as expected, the U.S. government plans to initiate vaccination as soon as December. There will be enough vaccines for the general public in March or April 2021.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, also predicts that certain high-risk groups in the United States can start vaccinating in December. He also said that if Coronavirus vaccine is approved, he will also be vaccinated.