The death rate in the states is increasing day by day and has become a matter of concern for everyone. The rise in delta variant cases is causing more deaths especially amongst the unvaccinated.
The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention released data showing the death toll in 2021 which surprisingly is more than 2020. The National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) released data of deaths due to covid on a monthly and weekly basis.
The Death Record In The United States Sets A New Record
The data collected by NVSS has been done on both state and municipal levels. The death counts have been recorded on the basis of age, gender, race, origin.
As of 19th November 2021, the data recorded by CDC shows that 768,204 American citizens lost their lives. In this 90% of the deaths which equals to 691,383 were due to covid and for the remaining deaths covid 19 was one of the contributing causes that lead to death.
The highest number of deaths in the week was recorded on the 1st of September which is 25,976 and the lowest was recorded on 13th November that is 1600. The total covid deaths including both years are 874,572. Out of which 2021 had more than the previous year.
After one of the worst months of the epidemic, the United States is seeing a continuous surge in the Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in some states and the death rate is highest if compared to other hard-hitting nations due to covid 19 virus. The records have made covid the deadliest pandemic of the USA in history.
On the other hand, there is a rise in cases in almost all parts of the USA. The number of cases in West Virginia, New Mexico, Colorado, California is increasing at a fast pace. To curb hospitalization and death rates, these states have given approval to the booster shots to all the adults in the geographic location.
Meanwhile, according to the CDC, more than 196 million Americans – or 59.1 percent of the population – are completely immunized. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the United States has documented more than 47 million verified COVID-19 cases. The total world cases are 257.7 million and more than 5.1 million people have lost their lives.
Despite the widespread availability of free, safe, and very efficient vaccinations, the cases were increasing during the summer and the worst hitting delta variant was also introduced. According to Dr. Fauci, more than 60 million people are unvaccinated in the USA and Unvaccinated persons account for the great majority of hospitalizations and death rates in the states.
The spike in the Corona cases will see a surge in the upcoming days as the arrival of the winter season and Christmas holidays might be worse and the outbreak of the delta variant can be very deadly.
Helen Christiane is an American investigative journalist who is currently the editor-in-chief of the media group. According to a PR firm, she was one of the journalists who is most followed by world leaders on Twitter. She also received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2011. Her effortless delivery of news with a cheerful and friendly disposition has made her a national favorite and as such, has won several awards. She has previously worked as a reporter for USA Today and The New York Times.