America, August 5 – Covid-19 infections have been on the rise in the United States recently. Masks have been made mandatory in some states due to the recent increase in infections. There are also reports of an increase in COVID infections in some hospitals. The US-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says COVID infections are likely to increase in the United States in the next four weeks.
According to the organization, the hospital admission rate is expected to increase in the next four weeks and the death rate of people coming for treatment is also expected to increase. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement on Wednesday that COVID infection could increase in the next four weeks and appealed to all citizens to adopt public health measures to control it.
The death toll could rise from 2,300 to more than 9,000 in the next four weeks, by August 28, the statement said. In these four weeks, a maximum of 24,000 infected people will have to be admitted to the hospital, the organization said in a statement.
In addition, in the next four weeks, between 350,000 and 1.8 million new infections could be added in the United States. As of Wednesday, 614,700 people had died here. Although the death rate has dropped significantly in recent years, the number of infected people is expected to increase slightly.
Although the rate has been rising in recent days, 35.4 people have been infected with COVID so far in the United States.