The latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States show that as of 21:27 Eastern Time on the 22nd, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the United States reached 12,226,643, and the cumulative number of deaths was 256,745. According to CNN, the number of new confirmed cases in the United States in November alone exceeded 3 million, accounting for about a quarter of the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak.
The severity of the new wave of COVID-19 in the United States is unprecedented . As of the 22nd, the United States has more than 100,000 new confirmed cases in a single day for 20 consecutive days, and the hospitalization rate is also rising, which means that more deaths will occur. In November, at least 24,291 deaths from Coronavirus have been reported across the United States, accounting for about 9.5% of the total deaths.
Statistics show that there are currently more than 83,000 hospitalized patients with Coronavirus in the United States, the highest record since the outbreak. Nancy Foster, vice president of the American Hospital Association, said that at least 24 hospitals have reported shortages of medical staff.
On the 22nd local time, Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview with CBS that when public holidays are approaching, he hopes that people will always pay attention to protection, otherwise the number of confirmed cases in the United States will appear again. A peak.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: What we don’t want to see is that the weather in December is getting colder and colder. As the Christmas holiday approaches, there will be a peak in the number of cases. At that time, we really Will be in a very difficult situation.
After the two public holidays in May and September this year, there was a surge in confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the United States. According to CNN, data from the US Transportation Security Administration showed that on the 20th, more than 1 million people took a plane, which was the second highest since March this year . In the face of the upcoming holiday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning, strongly recommending that “residents spend the holidays at home”, reduce unnecessary travel and tourism to avoid infection, and observe pandemic prevention measures such as wearing masks, washing hands frequently, and maintaining social distance.