United State. It reported more than 1 million coronavirus infections in the past week, including more than 133,000 on Sunday, as the national total exceeded 11 million.
The country has also set a record for hospitals, standing at 69,987 as of Sunday, according to the Covid Tracking Project.
Covid-19 is the disease caused by the Coronavirus Now widespread in the United StatesCountries began imposing new restrictions on people’s movement to combat it. On sunday, Washington and Michigan announced new restrictions, Including halting indoor dining and restrictions on indoor social gatherings.
Philadelphia on Monday put in place new measures of its own, which begin Friday and remain in effect until January 1, and include moving high school and college classes online, restricting indoor dining, and restricting indoor gatherings and events to only single families. Chicago, where new restrictions on social gatherings are now also in place, began issuing a 30-day stay-at-home advisory on Monday. In Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas announced at 10 p.m. a curfew for restaurants, bars, and event venues and limited gatherings of 10 people, among other restrictions.
“We are in the most difficult moment since this virus reached our societies, and overcoming this crisis requires a strong and immediate response,” said Mr. Lucas.
The number of newly reported cases in the US Sunday reached 133,045, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, the US total to nearly 11.04 million, including 1.04 million reported the previous week.
It took More than three months The United States should reach 1 million cases after reporting the first infections in the country in late January.
Sunday’s figure was lower than in recent days but higher than 109.780 the week before. The daily numbers tend to be lower at the start of the week, as fewer people are tested on the weekends.
The seven-day rolling national average was 145,401 as of Saturday, according to the Wall Street Journal analysis of Johns Hopkins data. The average of 14 days was 127,230. When the seven-day average is above the 14-day average, as it has been since October 5, it indicates that cases are on the rise.
More than 246,000 people have died in the United States from Covid-19, including 616 that were reported on Sunday, according to Johns Hopkins data. The average daily deaths reported in the country for seven days were 1,083 on Saturday, and the average for 14 days was 1,034.
Worldwide, more than 54 million people have been infected and more than 1.3 million have died.