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