<Anchor> In the
United States, the corona situation is again going to the worst like last winter, with 190,000 people infected with the coronavirus a day. Americans are starting to wear masks again.
Correspondent Kim Soo-hyung from Washington delivered the news.
All tourists who visited the Las Vegas indoor casino wore a mask.
As the delta mutation spread out of control, vaccinators were forced to wear masks indoors.
[Virginia/Tourist: We wore masks indoors, and everyone around us also wore masks. Even if we've all been vaccinated, it's because we're still in the middle of the corona pandemic.]
Washington DC, which is classified as an area with a significant spread of infection, also announced that everyone must wear a mask indoors from last weekend.
As the delta mutation spreads rapidly, on the 30th of last month, the number of daily infections in the United States reached 194,000.
[Pouch/White House Chief Medical Adviser (ABC): I don't think we're going to lock down again. But sooner or later we will see some degree of pain and suffering. This is because the number
of confirmed cases
continues to increase.] The
New York Times reported that at least 233 people were confirmed at the Zuckerberg General Hospital in San Francisco and the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, and most of them were investigated as breakthrough infections even after receiving the vaccine.
However, the condition of the breakthrough infections was good enough that only two people were hospitalized.
As fears of the delta mutation spread, vaccination rates have increased by 26% compared to three weeks ago.
The CDC reported in an investigational report that the delta mutation is as contagious as chickenpox, and that vaccinated people with the delta mutation transmit similar amounts of the virus to those without the vaccine.