Infections increased through British variants, and states lifted restrictions
This American government The vaccination schedule was accelerated on Tuesday, which sparked hope, but warned that the country is on the “edge” of “vaccination” Fourth wave of infectionWith the removal of restrictions by the states, this situation is moving towards a variant of the United Kingdom.
Record three million COVID-19 vaccine Taken at least once a day, optimistic people and pandemic fatigue have produced exquisite cocktails among people who have received at least the first dose. In the United States, the above categories and other places are expanding.
The leading epidemiologist in the US government warned on Tuesday that “we are in the fourth wave.” Anthony FauciAt a meeting of the National Press Club in Washington.
Experts and advisers to the President of the United States, Joe BidenExplained that the country is in an “unstable plateau” after the incidence of coronavirus infections has been declining for several months, and the current trend is “rising.”
This poses a challenge for the White House, which must promote and emphasize rapid Vaccination rate At the same time, Americans are asked not to take measures to alleviate infectious diseases. Some conservative leaders’ states have already done so.
Biden put forward a date in advance that he hopes all Americans can petition Make an appointment to receive vaccination against covid-19, The date is May 1, and it is now April 19.
The announcement is possible because all states in the country have confirmed that it will open Dating any adult According to the White House, in the next few weeks, encouraged by the vaccination rate, the vaccination rate is already the fastest in the world.
One-third of Americans in the country and 40% of Americans over the age of 18 have received at least the first dose of the vaccine. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 23.2% of adults have been fully immunized.
In total, more than 167 million doses have been administered, including 150 million since Biden took power According to the government, in January.
The White House is calling doses at this rate every day, and this information sometimes overshadows Biden and his advisers’ repeated statements: It’s too early to demand victory and reduce vigilance.
The president has criticized things like Texas and Mississippi Remove restrictions, such as the mandatory use of masks, but in a country where the territory has strong powers to handle internal affairs, its operating space is limited.
California, the most populous state in the country and the first state to implement a lockdown order more than a year ago, announced on Tuesday that if it continues to follow the current trajectory, it will cancel all covid-19 related issues on June 15. limit.apart from Use a mask.
This British variantIt is more contagious and it has dominated most of the United States, although other regional variants (such as the one found in New York and the other found in California) are also increasing.
Although the average daily death toll from covid-19 in the United States is about 800, this is the lowest level since November; infection rates in several states in the Northeast and Midwest are rising: in Michigan, last month COVID- 19 hospitalizations have tripled.
According to the analysis of The New York Times, the average number of new cases per day exceeds 64,000, which is a 20% increase from two weeks ago. It is similar to the level last summer. After several states relaxed restrictions last year, another wave of infections occurred. time.