The US records 1.1 million new Covid 19 cases in a single day.
Unfortunately, Monday, the United States reported at least 1.13 million new coronavirus cases.
It is the highest daily number of any nation on earth globally, as the spread of the highly infectious Omicron variant has shown no sign of slowing down.
Previous record: 1.03 million cases in January. 3. Most instances are announced every Monday because many states are not reporting during the weekend.
As a result, the seven-day average of newly diagnosed cases increased by three times in the space of the span of two weeks to more than 700,000 infections per day.
No states have announced their numbers on Monday, and the final number is likely to be higher.
According to a media report, the record for new cases was set on just as the United States was able to see an increase in COVID-19 patients in hospitals reached the record, having increased by three weeks in a row.
More than 135,000 people were admitted to hospitals with COVID, exceeding the previous record of 132,051 established in January of last year.
Although the Omicron variant could be less harmful, health professionals warn that the massive number of infections could strain hospital systems.
It includes some that have already stopped specific procedures to cope with the increasing number of patient numbers and staff shortages.
The escalating number of cases has disrupted schools struggling with the absence of staff teachers, bus drivers, and teachers.
Chicago was forced to cancel classes on the fourth day because the school district and teachers could not agree on how to tackle an increase in illnesses.
New York City suspended service on three subway lines because of the large number of sick employees, as per the Twitter account.
The plans of the companies for employees returning to work were also thwarted.
Deaths are at an average of 1,700 per day. This is up from 1,400 or so in recent days, but in line with levels seen earlier in winter.
A revised COVID-19 vaccine that targets explicitly Omicron variation will likely be required, Pfizer Inc’s CEO said on Monday, adding that his company may have one in place for launch in March.
Devika Chowdhury – She is a professional news editor, writer, and blogger for the last 10 years. She is working with NewsGater as an off-beat news editor cum writer.