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US Coronavirus: Second highest number of Kovid-19 cases reported on election day, with more than 91,000 infections

US Coronavirus: Second highest number of Kovid-19 cases reported on election day, with more than 91,000 infections
Five highest days of the country Corona virus cases All have been registered since October 29, and another surge of verification of expert warnings is well underway and will only get worse. Nationwide 7-day new cases are now at 86,363 – more than double that of September 4th. And while doctors emphasize basic public health measures such as masks and social distance, such measures remain a point of contention in some parts of the US.

Now only five states are on the right track – Alabama, Hawaii, Louisiana, Tennessee and Vermont – are reporting at least 36 new cases compared to the previous week, data from Johns Hopkins University shows.

States including Idaho, Ohio, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin recorded record new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.

In Kentucky, the governor has long warned that infections could rise quickly, saying “every day, things seem to get worse.”

“We are not only seeing an increase in the virus, but a greater percentage of our children are getting it,” Governor Andy Beschir said in a statement.

His words follow Covid-19 case counts horribly new report affecting children Across the country “on an unprecedented level”, the last week of October saw the spike appear to be at its highest for a week among new infections.
Americans are also hospitalized, and hundreds of people die every day from the virus. More than 232,000 people have died in America since the outbreak began Johns Hopkins. Another 100,000 Americans will die in the next two months, according to estimates from the University of Washington Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Show.

Hospitalizations ‘on the rise’ in the Midwest

Nationwide, more than 50,000 people have been hospitalized with the virus, according to data COVID Tracking Project – An increase of more than 67% in a month.

According to the project, hospitalizations in the Midwest are “growing rapidly”.

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“There are currently 238 people per million people hospitalized in the area,” it said On Twitter.

In Nebraska, an increase in infections has put pressure on hospitals across the state, health officials say. The number of Kovid-19 hospitals in the Omaha metro area increased by 91% between October 17 and October 31, according to the chief medical officer of the three major hospital systems. Now, hospital officials say hospital capacity and staff are reaching their limit.

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“We have seen a doubling of Kovid positive patients in the last few weeks,” said Dr Carrie Ward, CHI Health Chief Medical Officer. “If this trend continues, not just our hospitals, but every hospital in the state will have capacity.”

In Indiana, the hospital reached record levels on Monday, with more than 1,800 patients being treated for Kovid-19. The state’s previous record was set on April 13, when 1,799 people were hospitalized.

Kovid-19 is the third leading cause of death in Arkansas

In Arkansas, the governor announced Tuesday that Kovid-19 was the third leading cause of death in the state, with only cancer and heart attack preceding it.

“It’s a deadly virus that kills people,” said Asa Hutchinson, chief of The Christian Science Monitor’s Washington bureau. “We want to make sure everyone understands the seriousness of it.”

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More than 660 people are hospitalized across the state.

Bed capacity is strong in the northeastern and central parts of the state, the president and CEO of the Arkansas Hospital Association said Tuesday. 10% of occupied beds are Kovid-19 patients, 26% are occupied ICU beds Kovid-19 patients, 31% of ventilators are used by Kovid-19 patients “are the highest number of areas we have seen,” Real said.

“If we see these cases rising, we will grow up in the hospital, and the health care system will feel the pressure. Hospitals in some areas are stretched thin and we want you to again adhere to safety measures,” Real said.

NIH Director: Masks could save 130,000 lives by March

Face masks, a powerful tool promised by doctors and public health officials in the fight against the virus, could help save tens of thousands of lives in the coming months, a leading expert said this week.

The debate over masks today is like the decades-long struggle to make seat belts mandatory
Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institute of Health, wrote that many Americans could save more than 130,000 lives if they chose to wear masks. Blog post Tuesday. Collins cited data from the IHME model team, which estimates that 95% of Americans would significantly reduce their death toll if they wore masks.

“What matters here are not exact numbers,” Francis wrote. “In any case, this epidemic is far away, and together, we have the power to shape what happens next.”

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This is the argument made by officials across the country several times in recent months: if Americans wear face shields, those measures are almost as powerful as lockdowns in avoiding social distance, crowds and regular hand washing, and preventing the spread of the virus.

“Think the way you think about wearing your seat belt – a small inconvenience that can save lives,” Collins wrote. “I’m careful to wear a mask outside my home every time I go out. But, in the end, we need a collective effort from all of us to save lives and livelihoods as we move into these winter months.”

CNN’s Claudia Dominguez, Joe Sutton and Rebecca Rice contributed to the report.