(Washington) Daily COVID-19 infections are on the rise in the United States due to the Omigran variant and are on track to reach the January record, health officials said Monday.
Anthony Fauzi, a senior White House adviser on the fight against the epidemic, explained on NPR public radio that “at the moment we are in a vertical impulse” and commented on the compiled data. New York Times.
The country registered 214,499 new cases on Sunday, an 83% increase over the 14-day average, approaching the daily record of 251,232 positive cases reached in January 2021.
The daily average death toll increased slightly in 14 days (+ 3%) with 1,328 deaths.
On December 24, the United States crossed 197,000 cases daily and recorded 1,345 deaths worldwide (over 800,000 deaths).
Many states, including Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, and the US-based Puerto Rico have experienced unprecedented increases in seven days, the Daily reports.
In New York, health officials have seen an increase in the number of children admitted to hospital in connection with COVID-19.
The outcome of this drive is “very difficult to predict,” D addedR. Fossil. We hope it will peak and come down as we have seen in other countries like South Africa.
In this country where the omigran variant was first detected, pollution has decreased since the eruption. This is probably due to enrichment, which means that this variant has reached all vulnerable targets, such as those not vaccinated, ”he said, adding that they are still high in the United States.
The Omicron variant, which is more contagious than Delta, is less dangerous for those who receive at least two doses of the vaccine, said Anthony Fossie.
“We hope this low intensity will prevent hospitalization, but we are very concerned about those who have not been vaccinated,” he said.
The scientist also said that the new vaccine for 4 is unfavorable to the campaigne Dose and boosters together are believed to prevent the immune system from strengthening against the corona virus.
“Get the booster dose right now, don’t worry about the fourth dose, maybe you don’t have to worry about it,” he said.