2022-01-13

Us disease control forecast: more than 62000 people may die in the United States in the next four weeks

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1 13, according to the “Central News Agency” reported that the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released 12 local time forecast that in the next 4 weeks, the United States may have more than 62 thousand people infected with COVID-19’s death. p>

according to the data of Johns Hopkins University, more than 840000 people have died in the United States so far. The CDC’s prediction means that an average of 2624 people may die of the disease every day, higher than the current average of 1715 people per day calculated by Johns Hopkins University

Us disease control forecast: more than 62000 people may die in the United States in the next four weeks

local time January 4th, a COVID-19 detection station on 14 street, Manhattan, New York, is tested by residents. China News Agency reporter Liao pan photo

according to the data of the U.S. Department of health and human services (HHS), 145982 people are hospitalized in the United States. Wallensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention, said on the 12th that the number of hospitalizations in the United States infected with the new crown increased by about 33% and the death toll increased by about 40% compared with the previous week

valenski also said that due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, the number of infected people in the United States is expected to peak in the next few weeks

it is reported that Omicron has surpassed the delta strain and become the main variant transmitted in the United States. Although experts say that Omicron may not be as lethal as the previous variant, the number of hospitalizations has continued to rise since December 2021