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Daily Covid cases in the US again cross 100 thousand

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The United States on Monday reported a whopping 110,182 new cases coronavirus infection. At the same time, the total number of people infected with the killer virus in the country rose to 81,976,948, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

This is the third time since the last wave of the pandemic that the daily number of cases has exceeded the horrific mark of 100,000 people.

Also on Monday, 516 victims of Covid were recorded in the United States, bringing the total number in the country to 998,050 people.

New York reported the highest number of cases – 17,094 – while Florida recorded the highest number of victims – 23. All other Covid figures in the US show an upward trend.

Over the past two weeks, the number of hospitalizations due to the viral disease has increased by 20 percent, while in the same period recorded an increase in admission to the intensive care unit by 12 percent.

19,009 patients remain in the country’s hospitals for the treatment of the viral disease. Of these, 2,144 patients are in the intensive care unit.

81,019,770 people were cured of the disease, according to Worldometer.

According to the latest figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 220,163,884 Americans, or 66.3 percent of the eligible population, have so far received both doses of the Covid vaccine. That’s 90.5 percent of people over 65.

46 percent of the eligible population, or 101,286,437 people, have already received the booster dose, which is recommended to provide additional protection against the killer virus.

On Wednesday, 2,015 additional deaths were reported worldwide, bringing the total number of people who lost their lives due to the pandemic to 6,253,856 so far.

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