U.S. hospitals had more than 100,000 coronary patients for the first time, according to Wednesday data.
The matter is clear from the monitoring of the Covid Tracking Project, the data of which have been checked in Finnish time on Thursday from the beginning of the night.
With the exception of the slight decline seen last Friday, the number of coronary patients requiring hospitalization has been steadily rising for a long time.
According to the Covid Tracking Project, nearly 19,400 people were in intensive care on Wednesday.
Also in terms of the number of people in intensive care, the recent reading is again higher than ever before during the coronary pandemic.
There were a total of 6,855 coronary patients in the ventilator on Wednesday.
According to the US business magazine Forbes, the number of coronary patients in hospital is three times higher than two months ago.
In the previous 23 days, a total of 22 days have also broken the record number of hospital admissions.
More than 2,700 new corona deaths
According to news agency AFP, a total of more than 2,700 new corona-related deaths were reported in the United States on Wednesday.
The case, according to the news agency, is clear from the follow-up of Johns Hopkins University.
According to AFP, more than 195,000 new infections were confirmed in the previous 24 hours.
According to Johns Hopkins' follow-up, a total of more than 273,000 coronary deaths and more than 13.9 million coronary infections have been recorded in the country during the pandemic.
The monitoring has been updated at half past five in Finnish time on Thursday morning.
The United States has the highest number of corona infections and deaths in the world.
In terms of infections, India and Brazil come second and third.
Corona deaths, on the other hand, have been recorded in Brazil more than in India, which has the third highest number of corona deaths in the world.
In India, some 9.5 million infections and more than 138,000 corona-related deaths have been confirmed in Johns Hopkins.
In Brazil, the corresponding figures are over 6.4 million and about 174,500.
According to the Worldomet statistics website, more than 43,100 coronary infections and 843 coronary deaths per million inhabitants have been confirmed in the United States.
In India, the corresponding ratios are 6,880 and 100, while in Brazil they are about 30,200 and 819.
In Finland, almost 4,700 infections have been confirmed per million inhabitants and 74 corona deaths have been recorded.
USA: 100 million people will be vaccinated early this year
The United States aims to vaccinate 100 million people against the corona by the end of February.
According to the authorities, this would protect at-risk groups, ie the elderly, healthcare workers and rescue workers.
The figure is about 40 percent of the country’s adult population.
The estimate of 100 million vaccinees is based on coronary vaccines from Pfizer and Biontech and Moderna, which are expected to receive marketing authorizations in the United States during December.
It is estimated that 20 million people would receive the vaccine in December, 30 million in January and 50 million in February.
According to the authorities responsible for the production and transport of vaccines, the aim is to get the shipments moving within 24 hours of the possible marketing authorization for the vaccines.
The first doses of the vaccine are expected to be released on 15 December.