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The U.S hits world record of COVID-19 cases reaching nearly 500,000 on Wednesday

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The United States has hit the world’s largest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day on Wednesday. The U.S reported 489,267 new covid cases on Wednesday nearly reaching half a million cases. Experts have noted and said this surge will only get worse and not as others hope it will by getting better as more and more people are getting vaccinated by fore or by choice.

But Monday had a worse covid spread day by reaching over 500,000 positives according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the (CDC). The U.S also recorded 2,184 deaths on Wednesday, and averages 1,546 deaths per day – an 18 percent increase over the past two weeks. But the deaths did not hit the record high of 4,442 deaths in a single day recorded in January 2020 the most dangerous time in the pandemic. The CDC also reports that 75,477 Americans are currently hospitalized due to complications with Covid, an 11 percent increase over the past two weeks. Omicron has also been confirmed in 15,057 cases nationwide as well. 

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