More than 75,500 people have died so far
The first case of infection in the state was reported on January 25, 2020, according to the California Department of Public Health. Exactly 292 days later, on November 11 of the same year, the number of infections increased to one million. Since then, the number of infections in the state has surpassed 20 lakh in 44 days. Speaking of deaths, more than 75,500 people have died in the state due to the infection.
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In the ‘high spread’ area of California
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed most areas of the country, including California, as high-risk areas for the virus. Meanwhile, hospital admissions of the victims are slowly increasing in the state, which has raised concerns of the government. In the last seven days, the number of hospital admissions has increased by 12 percent. At this time four thousand 401 people have been admitted to the hospital. However, it is not yet clear how many cases the Omicron variant has.
Omicron is responsible for the deterioration of the situation
The Omicron variant is again being blamed for the deteriorating situation in the United States. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 58.6 percent of all reported cases in the United States are immunocompromised, compared to 41.1 percent in Delta. CDC director Rochelle Valensky warned that there would be more incidents of Omicron variants in the United States. He said most patients will not have a serious condition, but they must be asymptomatic.