It has also become cramped in intensive care units in the United States, where there are now more than 80 percent of nearly 81,000 beds. Nearly 24,000 of these beds are occupied by Covid-19 patients.
According to the latest seven-day data from the ministry last Friday, the number of hospital admissions rose by more than 60 percent to 115 thousand within a week. The number of deaths within seven days rose to more than 8,700 (plus 14.4 percent). During that period, more than 4.1 million new coronavirus infections were detected in the United States, an increase of more than 85 percent.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the number of new coronavirus infections recorded in one day has also reached a new high in the United States. With 1.484 million new cases on Monday, authorities reported about 313,000 more cases than the previous record exactly a week ago. The number of new coronavirus deaths remained relatively stable at 1,906 on Monday. In the country of 330 million people, more than 61.5 million people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2. More than 839,000 infected people died. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 62.6 percent of the population is considered fully vaccinated, and 36.5 percent have received a booster vaccination so far.
The Johns Hopkins website is updated regularly and is more current than official figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) or the CDC. In some cases, the numbers are then corrected.
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