According to data released on Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital Association, the number of American infants, children, and adolescents diagnosed with COVID-19 has exceeded 1 million.
On November 12, a total of 1.04 million children were killed, including about 112,000 new cases that week. The academy said it was the most weekly of any Mahakal of the past week.
AAP president Sally Goza called the data “shocking and tragic”. Children are generally more likely to have mild cases than adults but have more hospitalizations and deaths.
The data, based on reports from state health departments, show at least 6,330 pediatric hospitals and 133 deaths since May. Those numbers are incomplete because they do not contain data for each state.
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WASHINGTON – Coronavirus response coordinator of the White House, Deborah Birks, said Monday that 27 US states are in the “red zone” for the outbreak of COVID-19, and the current spread has not yet reached its peak.
On a call with Governors, she called the outbreak more frequent and widespread than previous spikes.
Birks said European countries were about two weeks ahead of the US and had begun to see plateau cases after strict enforcement measures were implemented.
SYRACUSE, NY – A central county in New York has halted the counting of absentee ballots until November 30 as one-third of election workers tested positive for COVID-19.
Ondaga County Election Commissioner Dustin Czarny said Monday that eight of the 26 employees tested positive. All employees are in quarantine for two weeks, and the election office is closed for a week.
Czarny said that it is unclear how the election workers contracted the virus. He said the plan is to allow some essential personnel who test negative to return to office next week, beginning preparations to count the remaining 30,000 ballots.
He expects the state to provide a partial certificate for presidential election ballots by November 28 and finish counting the remaining ballots in early December, when New York is set to certify its election results.
Madrid – The spread of coronavirus continues to slow in Spain, although pressure on the health system remains high and officials are warning against complacency.
On Monday, Spain’s epidemic Czar Fernando Simone said a long holiday in early December could derail weekend progress.
The 14-day cumulative event, a variable monitored by epidemiologists, has risen to 470 per 100,000 people from the November 4 issue of 528 on Monday.
The Ministry of Health has recorded 38,273 new infections since Friday and about 1.5 million since the beginning of the year.
Restrictions against the spread of the virus vary on a regional basis.
The hospital bed occupancy rate since COVID-19 has been stable at 16% nationally, but in Spain’s 19 regions and autonomous cities, at least 7% of intensive care unit beds are filled with coronovirus patients.
BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that the number of new coronovirus cases was increasing after two weeks of new sanctions, but it was too early to tell if more would be necessary.
Merkel said Germany goes a long way from reducing the number of 50 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants in seven days – a level above which experts say outbreaks are impossible to detect.
Germany’s Center for Disease Control reported 143.3 cases per 100,000 people on Monday. The states of Germany reported 10,824 daily confirmed cases on Monday, but the seven-day daily average remained above 17,000.
The country began a four-week partial shutdown on 2 November. Restaurant, bars, sports and leisure facilities have closed, but schools and non-commercial shops remain open.
Merkel said that she and the governor would evaluate the situation again on 25 November.
Philadelphia – Philadelphia is banning indoor dining at restaurants and indoor ceremonies of any size, public or private, as the city struggles with the resurgence of coronovirus, officials announced Monday
A news conference on Monday plans to close the city’s gyms, museums and libraries, ban individual instruction in colleges and high schools, and reduce occupancy in shops and religious institutions.
The new restrictions take effect on Friday and extend at least until the end of the year.
City officials said that dramatic action is needed to respond to the rapid growth in cases and hospitals.
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas on Monday confirmed 20,000 deaths from coronovirus amid an increase in virus cases in the United States.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, it is the second-largest death in America alone, behind only New York. The death rate per 100,000 people is the 22nd highest per capita at 69.7.
State leaders have given no indication of upcoming restrictions to prevent people from collecting and spreading the virus.
Last week, Texas became the first state in the US to have confirmed more than 1 million COVID-19 cases. It also recently overtook California, the most populous state, which recorded the most positive tests.
Texas now ranks 31st in the nation for new cases per capita. One out of every 417 people in Texas tested positive last week.
GENEVA – The director general of the World Health Organization says the UN agency is “highly concerned”, especially in cases of coronovirus in Europe and North America, with health workers and systems “being pushed to the breaking point.”
Tedros Adholm Ghebayeus expressed optimism about the news of COVID-19 vaccines, saying he remained “cautiously optimistic” to see new tools to combat the epidemic emerge in the coming months.
Tedros spoke to reporters at a regular briefing at WHO headquarters, returning to campus after two weeks of self-quarantine as a precaution after coming in contact with a man who tested positive for the virus. He said that he never had any symptoms.
Tedros said he did not say to undergo the COVID-19 test, which was not required under the WHO protocol because he was not showing any symptoms.
MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota’s Democratic senators are calling for Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka to resign from his leadership post when Senate Republicans fail to inform their Democratic colleagues and others of a possible COVID-19 outbreak of Pope-19 rank are.
Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent called for a move to Gazelka on Sunday after she revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19. Kent said that under Ghazalka’s leadership, Republicans “engaged in high-risk behavior” and made excuses instead of being accountable.
Ghazalka did not immediately return a message seeking comment on Monday. In a statement on Sunday, he said that he has been in quarantine ever since he started experiencing symptoms on 9 November. 9. He said that “blaming and shading” of a positive COVID-19 test would have to be stopped.
Kent’s call to resign Gazlka comes after reports that two other GOP senators tested positive for COVID-19. There have been reports of in-person meetings, and Fox 9 reported that Republicans also held a dinner party Nov 5, which attracted more than 100 rupees. Republican senators and staff were told about the diagnosis last Tuesday, but the memo was not shared with Senate Democrats.
Columbia, SC – South Carolina health officials are pushing people to get tested for COVID-19 before gathering for the holidays, urging them to wear masks to eat outside and celebrate when possible is.
But until now, health officials are not forcing people to suggest a holiday.
The state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control, in a statement on Monday, encouraged residents to avoid indoor ceremonies and to maintain their commitment to activities that reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Since the coronovirus epidemic began, South Carolina leaders have placed more emphasis on personal responsibility, such as encouraging people to wear masks, than mask-like government edits.
The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases in the state is more than 1,400 for the first time since the prolonged summer surge abruptly ended in early August.
MILAN – The number of new coronovirus cases in Italy decreased to 27,354 on Monday, reflecting lower test numbers with weekend testing, but the rate of infection remained steady at 18%.
With over half of the country on partial lockdown, Italy is still struggling to get a second surge.
According to Health Ministry data, another 504 people died in the past 24 hours, and the epidemic of known deaths totaled 45,733, second only to Europe. Hospital admissions increased by about 500 while the other 70 were in intensive care.
Nationwide, more than half of the hospital’s beds were dedicated to COVID care, considered a critical level by the government. Rates were highest in the North, where the health care system is generally more advanced.
Geneva – The World Health Organization said in preliminary results announced by Pharmaceutical Moderna on Monday that its experimental COVID-19 vaccine may be more than 90% effective is “quite encouraging”, but still requires more data.
At a press briefing in Geneva, WHO’s chief scientist Drs. Saumya Swaminathan said, “We need to wait and see what the final efficacy and safety profile of this vaccine will be,” after participating in the vaccine trial that has followed at least two of the participants. Month.
Swaminathan said that the WHO and its partners in the COVAX initiative, which aims to buy COVID-19 vaccines for poor countries, are currently negotiating with a number of drug manufacturers that they did not name.
Swaminathan said the recent vaccine results were promising and added a UN agency and regulators still needed more details to determine if such vaccines should be largely rolled out. He said more results were expected from other companies in the coming weeks.
Trenton, NJ – New Jersey Government. Phil Murphy says he will reduce indoor and outdoor gathering limits due to the COVID-19 revival.
Demokrat told MSNBC on Monday that it would order indoor gatherings to fall from 25 to 10 and that 500 to 150 people would receive outdoor gate-wearers. The new indoor range goes into effect on November 17, while the outdoor level runs on November 23.
The lower levels come before Thanksgiving and before the winter holidays.
New Jersey’s coronovirus levels have increased, which Murphy calls a “second wave”.
The average increase in the first seven days of the month reached about 2,135, up from about 590 cases a day in early October. According to the state Department of Health, the average caseload increased by about 340 cases in the first week of September.