On the 19th, the Indian Delta variant of the virus continued to rage in the United States. The number of infected deaths across the United States exceeded 1,000 again in one day.
The Indian Delta variant is sweeping across the United States, and areas with low vaccination rates are the hardest hit by this wave of outbreaks.
According to statistics, more than 1,000 deaths were reported in the United States on the 18th, which equates to about 42 deaths per hour. According to reports, the latest U.S. statistics and show that deaths related to the new coronavirus across the United States spiked significantly in August, with an average of 769 deaths per day, the highest since mid-April.
The Indian Delta variant has posed a major challenge to the U.S. outbreak effort, with the cumulative number of infected deaths exceeding 23,000, topping the official notification figures for countries around the world. The last time the U.S. saw more than 1,000 deaths a day from the virus was in March of this year.
According to statistics, the U.S. has reported an average of more than 100,000 new cases a day for the past 12 days, a six-month high. The southern part of the United States, where anti-vaccine forces are strong, remains the central hot spot for this latest wave of new crown outbreaks. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that Florida alone notified nearly 26,000 new cases last week, setting a new record.
Governor DeSantis, who supports Trump, still bans any local and public places from issuing orders mandating the wearing of masks.
Texas is caught in the state’s 4th wave of a new coronavirus outbreak, and a spokesman for Governor Abbott’s office said the governor himself was tested positive on the 18th, but so far has no symptoms. He received a course of medication that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. The day before he participated in a heavily attended, unprotected Republican Party fundraiser.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there has also been a significant increase in the number of children hospitalized with infections across the United States, with 1,834 children hospitalized as of the morning of the 18th. Health experts say this trend is due to the fact that the Indian Delta variant is more likely to infect children than the Alpha variant.