December 13 – According to a report by United International News Agency on the 12th, with the arrival of winter in the United States and the spread of Omikron variants, the number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 patients in many regions continues to rise. According to the data, as of Saturday (11th), the number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 in the United States has increased by 23% in the past 14 days to an average of 65277 per day. At the same time, the number of new confirmed cases has increased by 40% to an average of 11.9 million per day.
According to Johns Hopkins University data, during the intensification of the winter epidemic, the Great Lakes and the Northeast of the United States increased the most new cases. The average number of cases per day in New Hampshire increased by 1269 and 27% in 14 days, putting great pressure on the state’s health care system. The state’s Department of Health and Human Services said on December 9 that only 2.6% of adult intensive care room beds are available in the state, and in the southwest and northern parts of the state no longer have in intensive care room beds.
In addition, as of December 10, the number of coronavirus hospitalizations in Pennsylvania has increased by 10% in the past week, the available adult intensive care unit beds have dropped to 13.5%, and the available pediatric intensive care room beds have dropped to 7.7%. The state currently has the largest number of coronavirus hospitalizations, at 4927; Ohio has the second, 4891, and Michigan has the third, with 4695.
According to the report, so far, 28% of the population in the United States is not completely vaccinated against the coronavirus; 39.2% are not fully vaccinated; and 73.4% are not vaccinated with fortified injections.