U.S. Hits 11 Million Coronavirus Cases, Adding 1 Million In A Week

The U.S. marked another grim turning point as the country reached 11 million confirmed COVID-19 cases less than a week after it struck 10 million.

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The U.S. marked another grim turning point as the country reached 11 million validated COVID-19 cases less than a week after it struck 10 million.

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As the country continues to grapple with the most current surge, many states are restoring stay-at-home orders and restrictions. On Sunday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee revealed new constraints for the state that include restricting indoor events of individuals from more than one family.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of contagious diseases at the National Institutes of Health who is also on the present White House task force, appeared on CNNs State of the Union on Sunday. He stated from a public health perspective, “its almost like passing a baton in a race, you dont wish to stop.” He added, “it would be much better if we could begin dealing with them.”

Hospitalizations continue to climb. More than 69,000 people were hospitalized since Sunday, more than ever previously.

More than 11 million verified coronavirus cases have been taped in the United States, according to a COVID-19 tracker by Johns Hopkins University. The country reported 166,555 brand-new cases on Sunday, with 1,266 brand-new deaths.

As the nation continues to face the most recent rise, numerous states are renewing stay-at-home orders and restrictions. On Sunday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced new constraints for the state that consist of prohibiting indoor gatherings of individuals from more than one household. On Sunday, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a three-week emergency order that will permit Michigan dining establishments and bars to just be open for outdoor dining, carry-out and shipment.

The staggering turning point was reached only 6 days after the U.S. hit 10 million cases. Favorable test rates and hospitalization rates are on the increase throughout the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The pandemic likewise continues to disproportionately impact Black and brown communities in the U.S. According to information from the CDC as of Nov. 7, hospitalization rates for Latino or hispanic individuals are 4.2 times higher than that of white people. American Indian or Alaska Native individuals have actually been hospitalized at 4.1 times the rate of white people, with Black individuals being hospitalized at 3.9 times the rate of white people.

According to data from the CDC as of Nov. 7, hospitalization rates for Hispanic or Latino people are 4.2 times higher than that of white individuals. American Indian or Alaska Native individuals have been hospitalized at 4.1 times the rate of white individuals, with Black individuals being hospitalized at 3.9 times the rate of white people.

Actions at the state level come as President Trumps rejection to yield has muddled the federal governments actions. The Trump administration has actually blocked the current coronavirus task force from interacting with President-elect Bidens group.