U.S. daily average of more than 243,000 confirmed cases due to the spread of Omicron… highest level ever

With the rapid spread of Omicron, a mutant of COVID-19 in the United States, the average daily number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 has risen to an all-time high.

According to the New York Times (NYT), as of the 27th local time, the average daily number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States for seven days was 234,099.

This is a 105% increase from two weeks ago and close to the 25,232 on January 11 this year, when the average daily number of confirmed cases was the highest in the United States.

The average daily hospitalization for 7 days was 71,381, up 6% from two weeks ago, and the average daily death rate decreased by 5% from two weeks ago to 1,205.

Four states, Michigan, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire, recorded the highest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients this month.

In addition, in the capital city of Washington DC and Ohio, Indiana and Delaware, the number of patients increased to more than 80% of last winter, when the number of hospitalized patients was the highest.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that 58.6% of the new confirmed cases in one week as of the 25th as of the 25th were 58.6% of the data released on the 28th.

[사진 출처 : AFP=연합뉴스]


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