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After the coronavirus pandemic broke out, USA reported 1 million new cases in a single day which is the highest in the globe and is a world record. As per the reports from the Reuters, the cases doubled on Monday and the reports are out on Tuesday. The Omicron variant is showing no signs of slowing down at all and is highly contagious. The patients who got hospitalized increased by 50 percent in the last week as per the data from the Health authorities of USA. On an average, USA reported 4,86,000 cases of coronavirus last week and they have been doubled now. 95.4 percent of the new infections are due to the Omicron variant told the authorities.
The World Health Organization (WHO) told that the reports and researches told that the Omicron variant is causing less severe illness but the spread is quite high. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a 30-day state of emergency yesterday. The situation in the USA in the next four weeks would be alarming and disturbing told the health experts. There are long queues for testing and the reports too are delayed due to the huge rush. Delaware, Illinois, Ohio and Washington reported a high number of hospitalizations. The Omicron variant is creating tremors across the globe and the cases are increasing across all the parts of the globe. USA, UK and Spain are the most impacted countries because of the Omicron variant which started in South Africa.
By Siva Kumar