(Atlanta) Experts warn that the number of new COVID-19 cases for the first time in several months in the United States in recent days has dropped to less than 100,000, but the number of new infections is high and health measures in the area need to be maintained.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the average seven-day moving average in the United States was over 200,000 daily infections.
This average is below the limit of 4,000 cases on Friday, for the first time since November 4th. It was less than that number on Saturday.
“We still have 100,000 new cases a day and 1,500 to 3,500 deaths a day. The number of infections is two and a half times higher than last summer,” said Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States.Re Rochelle Valensky, on the show Meet the press From the NBC network.
“It’s encouraging to see that the trend has slowed, but the starting point for that decline is very high.”
The DRe Valensky said new types, including those found in the UK, could lead to an increase in the number of cases and deaths.
The British variant is said to be more contagious than the original strain of the virus, which has already been diagnosed in 30 states.
“All this to say that we should not reduce our security, dRe Valensky. We must constantly wear our masks and use all other prohibition measures. Doses We must continue to vaccinate at the rate available to us. ”
According to Johns Hopkins University, there are more than 27.5 million cases of Govt-19 in the United States and more than 484,000 deaths since the onset of the epidemic.
While many parents and politicians believe that children can return to classrooms soon, D.C.Re Valensky reiterated the importance of people continuing to respect health measures.
“We must all contribute to reducing social dissemination if our children and our society as a whole can regain the rhythm of a particular life,” he stressed.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidelines on Friday on measures to reopen schools and ensure that they remain open later.