- After a serious rebound in the pandemic, coronavirus cases decline in the US.
- This reduction was not seen since last November
- The US is close to 484 thousand deaths and 27.5 million cases of COVID-19
After a severe rebound in the pandemic during the winter, coronavirus cases decline in the US according to data from Johns Hopkins University, compiled by The Associated Press.
The seven-day average for new COVID-19 cases fell below 100,000 on Friday for the first time since Nov. 4, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University. Even on Saturday it remained below that level.
The average number of coronavirus cases in the United States for seven days exceeded 200,000 by many during much of December and in January it was close to 250,000, evidence that the pandemic returned with fury after being attenuated in some places during the summer.
More than 480 thousand deaths and 27.5 million cases of coronavirus
The United States reached 27,568,100 confirmed cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and 483,926 deaths from the COVID-19 disease this Saturday, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University.
These figures offer a balance of 3,359 deaths from coronavirus more than on Friday and 84,913 new cases. California is now the nation’s state hardest hit by the pandemic, with 46,825 deaths, followed by the states of New York, Texas, Florida, and Pennsylvania in that order.
In terms of infections, California adds 3,465,088, followed by Texas with 2,568,640, third is Florida with 1,826,937, New York is fourth with 1,568., 69 and Illinois fifth, with 1,160,523, according to data from the Efe Agency.
The President Joe Biden, has predicted that in February there will be more than half a million deaths and that more than 600,000 people will die as a result of COVID-19.
For its part, the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluations (IHME) of the University of Washington, in whose models for predicting the evolution of the pandemic the White House has set, estimates that by June 1 there will be about 630 thousand deaths from coronavirus of citizens in the United States, says Efe.
How is vaccination going in the US?
The United States reached the vaccination of 10% of its population, when 33.7 million people have received at least one of the 44.7 million doses administered, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Wednesday.
About 10.4 million people have received the two doses of the vaccine and, with the exception of Kansas, Missouri and Alabama, in the rest of the country the rate of vaccines administered exceeds 11 thousand per 100,000 inhabitants, it indicates Eph.
Biden promises millions of vaccines
The president, Joe Biden, inaugurated on January 20, has promised that his government will ensure that 100 million people receive at least the first dose of the vaccine in the first 100 days of his government, that is, on April 30.
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However, it will be difficult to fulfill that promise if the current rate is maintained, since since inoculations began in mid-December, the process has encountered difficulties both in the volume of vaccine production, as well as in their distribution and access to the vaccine. public to them.
That is why according to the latest data, there is a large difference between the doses distributed that are around 65.9 million and those administered to Americans.
300 million vaccine for July
In addition, Biden said that his country will have enough doses to vaccinate almost its entire population, some 300 million people, against COVID-19 by the end of July, after reaching new agreements with Pfizer and Moderna.
“We are on track to have enough supplies for 300 million Americans by the end of July,” Biden announced during a visit to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
“That may not sound like the urgent progress we need, but let’s be clear: when I came to power this country did not have a plan,” he added, according to Efe.
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