The United States and France again reported their highest daily COVID-19 Cases due to higher levels of Omicron.
In the after of the world’s worst coronavirus epidemic, the United States and France have also released daily epidemiological data according to the World Health Organization (WHO) warning of the Covid tsunami.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has expressed concern about the growing number of COVID-19 cases around the world. Dr. Ghebreyesus said he was concerned about the combination of omicron and delta coronavirus to create a “tsunami” virus.
According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), last week (December 20-26) the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide increased by 11% compared to the previous week.
RECORD HIGH CASES IN UNITED STATES
More than a year after the vaccine was released, the number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States has reached an all-time high, averaging over 265,000 in a single day, this increase is mainly due to the Omicron transmission. Data collected from Johns Hopkins University shows that single-day new patients have more than doubled in the past two weeks, to over 250,000 hours as of mid-January.
The rapid reversal of the disease has forced communities to ban or cancel celebrations in the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Years, when Americans seem to be enjoying the holidays almost always there. Thousands of flights have been canceled due to understaffing due to illness.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the American epidemiologist, said on Wednesday that it was not necessary to eliminate small families who were vaccinated and to support family and friends.
FRANCE SEES BIGGEST RISE IN PATIENT
Health Director Olivier Veran told lawmakers on Wednesday there had been a coronavirus “tsunami” in France, with 208,000 people reported in the past 24 hours.
France has again broken the record for infectious diseases in recent days, with 180,000 cases already being the highest in Europe, according to data from Covidtracker.fr.
“This means that in our country, two French people are tested every two hours, 24 hours a day, 24 hours a day, every second,” Vérand said. ”
Several European countries, including France, Greece, the UK and Spain, also released figures this week, calling for further efforts from French police.