According to the statistics released by Johns Hopkins University, as of 4:22 p.m. Eastern Time on the 28th and 5:22 a.m. Beijing time today, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States exceeded 19.24 million, increasing to 19,248,978; the number of deaths increased to 334361 cases.
On the one hand, the hospital system is already overburdened, and on the other hand, during the holidays, a large number of Americans ignored warnings, insisted on traveling, attending large parties, and even arrested by the police for organizing receptions of hundreds of people.
This can’t help but make the medical staff who have been appealing to the public for good safety protection. Recently, a nurse infected with treating COVID-19 patients was interviewed by the media while quarantined at home. She admitted that in the face of the novel coronavirus, the U.S. government screwed up, and the battle against the epidemic was far from over.
On the 28th local time, the police department of Newark, New Jersey, said that two women were arrested last weekend for inviting more than 200 people to a reception during the epidemic. According to the regulations of the prevention and control of COVID-19 in New Jersey, no more than 10 people shall be allowed at indoor gatherings; no more than 25 people shall be allowed for outdoor gatherings.
UCLA nurse Marcia Santini is quarantined at home due to COVID-19. In an interview with the media, she said that although she was very careful when working on the front line of the epidemic, she was still infected with the virus, not to mention those who lacked protection to attend the party.
UCLA Nurse Marcia Santini: God, we are overloaded and our hospitals are constantly flooding with COVID-19 patients from all over the world. We screwed up, the public didn’t listen at all, we continued to ignore CDC advice, and we were still doing gatherings, and our government screwed up.
At present, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in California has exceeded 2 million, making it the most affected state in the United States. Los Angeles has more than 700,000 confirmed cases and more than 9,000 deaths, making it one of the worst cities in the United States.