139,897 new positive COVID-19 cases are reported daily in the United States
As of September 2021, one in every 500 Americans has died from the coronavirus, according to national COVID-19 statistics and statistics from the US Census Bureau.
There were 331.4 million people living in the United States in 2020, according to latest census data. The total number of COVID-19 deaths in the US reached 664,572 on Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins Global coronavirus tracker.
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The total number of US deaths represents one in every 500 Americans who have died from the virus, as the Washington Post first reported.
According to the latest seven-day average, there are 139,897 new positive COVID-19 cases per day in the United States – a 6.6% increase in new cases compared to the previous week. The latest positive case numbers are similar to those the US reported in November of 2020, when states reimposed lockdown measures ahead of the holidays.
More than 90,000 people are hospitalized with the virus, and 1,262 new COVID-19 deaths are being reported every day over the past seven days – a 10% increase from the previous calendar week.
More than half of the entire US population has received a dose of both vaccines, while more than 60% have received at least the first dose.
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The states with the lowest vaccination rates include West Virginia, Wyoming, Idaho, Alabama, and Mississippi.
In June, 99.5% of all COVID-19 deaths were of unvaccinated people. The breakthrough cases resulted in a total of 14,115 US deaths, or COVID-19 cases that occurred in vaccinated individuals, and 70% of those vaccinated individuals were over the age of 65. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that no COVID-19 vaccine is 100% effective against the virus.
The CDC also reported two serious but rare side effects of the vaccine, anaphylaxis, which can be treated promptly, and thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), which occurred in seven out of 1 million women under 50, who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. .
President Biden announced last week that all employers with more than 100 workers would be forced to require the coronavirus vaccination Or test employees weekly.