On the 7th local time, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in an interview with US media that she believes that the current round of the new crown epidemic in the United States has not yet reached its peak, and she urged the public not to take the spread of the Omicron strain lightly. , even if the symptoms after infection are milder, the Omicron strain is more contagious, which means more infections in the United States.
Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that in the past seven days, the number of new confirmed cases of new crowns in the United States has averaged 597,000 a day, breaking a record for 10 consecutive days. The number of hospitalized cases has also increased steadily. The number of cases on the 6th was close to 123,000, and it is gradually approaching the record high of 132,000. In addition, the seven-day average daily number of new deaths in the United States also remained at a high of 1,400.
Valensky said that while the U.S. is still battling a resurgence of the epidemic, the country will have to deal with the long-term negative effects of the epidemic.