Statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States show that as of 17:30 on October 31, US Eastern Time, there were more than 9.1 million confirmed cases of new Coronavirus in the United States, reaching 9,104,336, and 230,281 deaths.
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1 million new U.S. Pandemic increase in 14 days
According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, on January 21, the United States reported the first confirmed case of Coronavirus. As of April 28, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States exceeded 1 million- from 1 to 1 million in 99 days.
Since then, the Pandemic situation in the United States has continued to deteriorate, and the number of confirmed cases has skyrocketed. From 7 million cases to 8 million cases, it took 21 days, and from 8 million cases to the current 9 million cases, it took only 14 days.
Up to now, the United States is still the country with the most severe COVID-19 Pandemic, with the cumulative number of confirmed cases and cumulative number of deaths ranking first in the world.
The highest number of new cases reported in a single day in 30 U.S. states in October
According to CNN, in October, 30 of the 50 states in the United States reported the highest number of new confirmed cases in a single day .
With the continuous increase in new cases, the number of hospitalizations in multiple states in the United States has also continued to reach new highs recently. On the 30th local time, 14 states in the United States reported that the number of hospitalizations due to Coronavirus reached the highest level since the outbreak.
The Pandemic curve continues to rise. US experts: Difficult prospects. Fauci: The US is ” going in the wrong direction “
Recently, Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the United States, said that although he is confident that the Covid-19 vaccine will be available in the next few months, the United States is unlikely to fully recover before 2022 .
On October 28, local time, Fauci accepted an interview with the US Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC). Fauci pointed out that the number of new cases in 47 states in the United States continues to rise, and hospitals across the United States are crowded with Covid-19 patients. The United States is ” going in the wrong direction .”
On the 30th local time, Fauci said that achieving natural herd immunity in the United States would mean “a lot of suffering and death in this country” , which is unacceptable.
At present, about 10% of the population in the United States is infected with the new coronavirus, and nearly 230,000 people have died. Fauci believes that if herd immunity is to be achieved according to this ratio, more people will die.
U.S. intensive care unit medical staff: we are on the verge of collapse
The outbreak in the United States continues to worsen, and US medical institutions are facing tremendous pressure. National Broadcasting Corporation reported on the 30th local time that almost all hospitals in Montana are already operating at full capacity, and medical staff are overwhelmed. Faced with the constant loss of lives in the ward and the increasingly severe
Pandemic, frontline medical staff felt exhausted and on the verge of collapse.
Professor of the American College of Medicine: Lack of unified command in all states
The new Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States continues to worsen. Peter Hotz, a professor at Baylor College of Medicine in the United States, said that the US Pandemic has not been effectively
controlled,which is closely related to the lack of a national-level Pandemic response plan. The U.S. federal government lacked unified command and leadership , and the states responded to the pandemic, causing the U.S. Pandemic to almost get out of control.
The U.S. Economy under the Pandemic: Crisis
Affected by the new Coronavirus Pandemic, the US economy is still in crisis.
The three major US stock indexes ended disastrously on the last trading day of October, which may be a sign.
On October 31st, U.S. time, the Dow fell 0.59%, while the S&P 500 and
Nasdaq fell by 1.21% and 2.45% respectively. The three major stock indexes recorded their biggest weekly declines since March.
The performance of large technology stocks also showed weakness. Technology stocks were sold off on Friday. On October 30, Apple, Amazon and Facebook all fell more than 5%.
The life of large technology companies is difficult, and the lives of low-income people (with an
annual income of less than 27,000 US dollars) are going downhill.
The latest data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce showed that personal income in the United States fell by $540 billion in the third quarter. Another report released by the U.S. Department of Labor on the 29th showed that as of the week of October 24, the number of people applying for unemployment benefits for the first time
remained as high as 75.1 10,000, higher than the peak of 665,000 during the Great Recession from 2007 to 2009.
American universities were also hit hard.
Beginning in April this year, MIT, the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University and other universities
have successively issued open letters and adopted a series of measures to reduce expenditure.
Suspend recruitment except for essential staff, re-compile the 2021 fiscal year budget to reduce expenses, suspend salary performance growth for the next school year
and reduce the salary of the principal and dean by 20% in the next 12 months. Other senior employees Also choose to contribute part of the salary during this period.
However, according to the New York Times, although many universities have implemented temporary measures such as freezing recruiters and early retirement to save money in the spring
the continued economic downturn caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic has brought a devastating blow.
In its annual report
Harvard University revealed that Harvard’s financial situation has gone from a surplus of more than
US$300 million in 2019 to a deficit of US$10 million this year.
The American Council of Education and other higher education organizations recently sent a letter to the U.S. Congress stating that the Coronavirus Pandemichas cost U.S. colleges and universities more than $120 billion.
According to an overall forecast issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
by November 21, there will be 243,000 to 256,000 deaths from new coronary pneumonia in the United States.