An increase in coronavirus record cases in the United States has pushed hospitals to the brink of extinction and moved the number of cases reported Friday to a new world record of 100,000, four days before the U.S. presidential election.
The United States re-recorded its nine million case so far on Friday, representing about 3% of the population, with about 229,000 dead since the outbreak began earlier this year, according to a report.
As the country faces the final climax of a massive presidential campaign fueled by the coronavirus epidemic, health officials in the U.S. On Friday they also confirmed that 100,233 people were tested with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Friday’s figure sets a new one-day record in U.S. cases for the fifth time in the last ten days, exceeding the previous high number of 91,248 new infections posted the day before.
It also represented the highest national average during the epidemic, surpassing India’s 24-hour record of 97,894 set in September.
Rapid infection rate in the U.S. We continued as data entered on Friday, with at least a dozen states reporting a record number of new cases each day.
Serious cases of COVID-19 are also on the rise, with hospitals in six states reporting high rates of the disease since the outbreak began. The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals increased by more than 50% in October to 46,000, the highest since mid-August.
Among the worst-hit states are those that have strongly opposed the campaign between Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic Alliance opposition leader Joe Biden, such as Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
More than 1,000 people were killed by the virus on Thursday, the third day of the daily death toll this month, and the death toll is expected to rise. COVID filed at least another 926 people on Friday.
The newly revised model of the University of Washington makes the death toll, which lasted at more than 22,000 a month the majority of October, will begin to rise next month to a new record of more than 72,000 in January.
The January estimate by the university’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation could surpass the nearly 61,000 people killed in April when the epidemic erupted for the first time in the United States and affected hospitals in New York City.
“Our hospitals cannot keep up with Utah’s infection rate. You need to understand the plight of the situation, ”Utah Governor Gary Herbert tweeted, echoing the sentiments of foreign officials and public health professionals.
‘NOT PREPARED FOR IT’
Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, said the country does not have enough testing as diseases are spreading in different parts of the country.
The disease remains a major political phenomenon across the country, including in El Paso, Texas, where the mayor refused to comply with a regional executive order to close unnecessary businesses, as infection increases and the hospital’s capacity increases.
Mayor Dee Margo, noting that he has already reduced business potential, cited 32,000 unemployed people and 148,000 people who rely on food banks in his city of 700,000.
“Strong families do not have to choose between following the rules and putting food on the table,” he told a news conference.
The district’s chief justice, Judge Ricardo Samaniego, in a statement said he was following legal options to force him to close for two weeks.
Trump has repeatedly played the virus, saying for weeks the country is “surrounded by opportunity,” as new cases and hospitals rise. He maintained his self-consciousness in a tweet on Friday, saying the country was doing much better than Europe in dealing with the disease.
In the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats issued a statement Friday condemning the Trump administration’s response to the crisis as “one of the greatest failures in American history.” At least six million Americans are impoverished and millions more are unemployed, he said.
A 71-page interim report by Democratic of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis also said investigators had identified more than 60 times when Trump administration officials squandered or set aside senior scientists to advance the president’s political interests.
After his hospitalization with COVID-19 in early October, Trump resumed campaign rallies that drew thousands of supporters, many of whom did not wear masks. Trump’s campaign says the meetings are safe and that masks are being promoted and social isolation.
A CNN investigation found that 14 of the 17 states interviewed showed an increase in new COVID-19 cases one month after holding Trump meetings.