February 10 According to real-time statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 7:22 Beijing time on February 10, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide has exceeded 106 million, and the cumulative number of deaths has exceeded 2.33 million.
The epidemic situation in the United States continues to worsen, and California is expected to surpass New York State to become the state with the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the United States.
In order to alleviate the epidemic, the U.S. government is trying to promote vaccination. Nearly 10 million people have completed two doses of vaccine, but White House officials warned that even if the vaccine is vaccinated, We should not relax our vigilance.
More than 27.17 million cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in the United States.
Two more zoo tigers were infected.
At present, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States has exceeded 27.17 million, and the number of deaths has exceeded 467,000.
In many parts of the United States, the epidemic is continuing to worsen. As of February 9th local time, California, the most populous state in the United States, has died of COVID-19.
Media predict that California is likely to surpass New York State (44,693 people) in the near future to become the state with the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the United States.
In addition, the Children’s Zoo in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which has an annual capacity of 600,000 people in the United States, recently confirmed that two tigers in the park are also infected with the novel coronavirus.
Currently, male tigers named Bugara have been coughing, but female tigers named Inda are “currently asymptomatic”, and the park has isolated them and is investigating the source of the infection.
Nearly 10 million people in the United States have been vaccinated with 2 doses.
White House officials call for not to relax their vigilance
In order to control the epidemic, the U.S. government is trying to quickly advance vaccination efforts.
On the 9th local time, officials of the White House epidemic team said that the authorities planned to increase the supply of coronavirus vaccine to states by 5% next week and start delivering 1 million doses directly to 250 community health centers for low-income people.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States has received about 43 million doses of vaccine so far, of which 9.84 million have completed two doses.
However, Slavitt, a senior adviser to the White House’s coronavirus response team, said recently that although vaccination efforts are progressing steadily, the American people cannot take the epidemic lightly.
If protection measures such as wearing masks and social distancing are not taken after vaccination, the virus may still spread and mutate into stronger. Large strain.
Biden continues to push forward the coronavirus relief plan
Agree to adjust the cash distribution threshold
On the 8th local time, in order to ease the pressure of the epidemic on the U.S. economy, Democrats in Congress released details of a $1.9 trillion rescue plan, which intends to distribute $1,400 in cash directly to eligible people.
In response, U.S. President Biden said on the afternoon of the 9th local time that he agreed with the Democrats’ proposal to issue $1,400 bailout checks directly to individuals with an annual income of less than $75,000; for those who earn more than $75,000 a year, the amount of relief they receive will be Decrease.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Yellen has said in response to the need for the bill, “If we don’t provide additional support, the unemployment rate will remain high for the next few years.”
In addition, according to White House press spokesman Psaki said on the 8th local time, the rescue plan may be carried out in accordance with the “budget coordination” procedure, which means that the majority of the Biden administration’s rescue plans will be passed in the Senate with only 51 votes.