Xinhua news agency, Washington, January 28 (reporter Tan Jingjing) – according to the epidemic statistics released by Johns Hopkins University of the United States, as of January 27, nearly 80000 new deaths were recorded in the United States in January, setting a new record for the number of new deaths in a single month since the outbreak.
Fox News quoted statistics from Johns Hopkins University as saying that as of January 27, 79261 new deaths occurred in the United States, surpassing the record of 77400 new deaths set in December last year.
US Centers for Disease Control and prevention reported 148733 new confirmed cases and 3692 new deaths in the United States on the 26th, according to data released on the 27th. More than 107000 people were hospitalized in the United States as of the 27th, according to data from the Atlantic Monthly project to track the epidemic in the United States. Recently, the main epidemic indicators in the United States have a moderating trend, but they are still at a high level.
Minnesota confirmed the discovery of the first U.S. case of the mutated new coronavirus reported in Brazil on May 25. The infected person has a recent travel history to Brazil. The state health department said the mutated new coronavirus may be more transmissible, but it is not clear whether it will lead to more serious disease. CDC data show that there are 315 cases of mutated new coronavirus reported in the UK in the United States.
In order to curb the spread of the virus and reduce the mortality rate, states in the United States are stepping up vaccination. According to the CDC website, as of the 27th, 24.652 million doses of vaccine had been vaccinated in the United States.
U.S. President Biden said on the 26th that in the next few weeks, he will increase the number of vaccines distributed to states by 16%, and will purchase 100 million doses of new crown vaccines from Modena and 100 million doses of new crown vaccines jointly developed by Pfizer and German biotechnology company, so as to vaccinate 300 million Americans in the late summer or early autumn of this year.
According to statistics released by Johns Hopkins University, as of the evening of the 27th EST, there were nearly 25.6 million confirmed cases and more than 429000 deaths in the United States.