Nearly 280,000 new cases and 4,180 deaths were reported in the United States on Tuesday, according to the latest outbreak data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday.
A new variant novel coronavirus may have appeared in the United States, US media reported, citing a White House report.
The rate of infections during the fall and winter “surge” of last year was nearly twice as fast as during the spring and summer, U.S. media reported, citing a January 3 report sent to states by the White House Coronavirus Response Task Force.
This accelerated spread phenomenon shows that in the United States, in addition to the British report of the variant novel coronavirus spread, there may be another version of the variant novel coronavirus appeared, its transmission may be 50% stronger than the British report of the variant novel coronavirus.
In its report, the White House Coronavirus Response Task Force called for strict enforcement of measures such as masks and social isolation.
The United States has the world’s highest number of new cumulative cases and cumulative deaths, with more than 21.8 million confirmed cases and more than 368,000 deaths as of Monday evening Eastern Time, according to data released by Johns Hopkins University.