U.S. COVID-19 cases reach new daily high: CDC

2021-09-04 14:20:58Xinhua Editor : Li Yan ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

The current seven-day moving average of daily new cases in the United States was over 150,000, up 4.9 percent from the previous week, according to the latest weekly report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The current seven-day moving average was 153,246, which was 123.6 percent higher than the figure observed approximately one year ago and 1,217.0 percent higher than the lowest record on June 18, 2021, said the report.

A total of 39,488,866 COVID-19 cases had been reported as of Wednesday.

The current seven-day daily average of new hospital admissions on Aug. 25-31 was 12,156, up 1.7 percent from the previous seven-day average.

The current seven-day moving average of new deaths was 1,047, an increase of 3.7 percent compared with the previous seven-day moving average.

As of Wednesday, a total of 641,725 COVID-19 deaths had been reported in the United States, and as of Thursday, 372.1 million vaccine doses had been administered in the country.

Overall, about 205.9 million people, or 62 percent of the total U.S. population, have received at least one dose of vaccine. About 175 million people, or 52.7 percent of the total U.S. population, have been fully vaccinated. 


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