Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic News Updates — January 10, 2021

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The U.S. this week reported more deaths from COVID-19 than it has in any other week during the pandemic, as pictured in COVID Tracking Project data above right 

 * The U.S. this week reported more deaths from COVID-19 than it has in any other week during the pandemic 
 * It hit a new record of 21,752 as fatalities increased in every region of the country 
 * It was the first time weekly deaths had climbed over 20,000 
 * There were 3,500 deaths reported Saturday bringing the death toll to 372,428
 * Of Saturday’s fatalities, 695 were reported in California 
 * Los Angeles County is the worst hit with 40% of the deaths despite having only 25% of the state’s population 
 * The county reported 1,000 deaths in the last four days 
 * Refrigerated trucks are now stationed around California hospitals to store bodies as morgues are overwhelmed 
The United States in the past week has reported more deaths from COVID-19 than it has in any other week during the pandemic. 
According to the COVID-19 tracking Project, the record 21,752 deaths over the last week – the first time is hit over 20,000 – comes from across the country as fatalities rise in every single region. 
On Saturday, there were 3,500 new deaths from coronavirus reported nationwide. 
 Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic News Updates — January 10, 2021