The Johns Hopkins website is updated regularly and therefore shows a higher level than the official figures from the World Health Organization Around 649,000 people have died in connection with the virus in the United States so far, according to JHU. On average over the past week, according to the CDC health authority, around 150,000 people across the US were infected with Sars-CoV-2 every day.
The immunologist Anthony Fauci, who is one of the advisors to US President Joe Biden, warned of a hospital emergency in some regions in view of the spread of the corona. Doctors may be forced to decide who will be given an intensive care bed first. “We’re dangerously close,” Fauci told CNN. He therefore again called for people to be vaccinated and to wear masks. According to the CDC, 53 percent of the population in the country with a population of around 330 million has so far been fully vaccinated.
The Johns Hopkins website is updated regularly and therefore shows a higher level than the official figures of the World Health Organization (WHO) or the CDC. In some cases, the numbers – including the number of new infections within 24 hours, but also those of the dead – are updated retrospectively.
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