The chief infectious disease specialist of the United States, Anthony Fauci, announced that the country had reached a plateau for coronavirus. Reported by RIA News…
“If you look at the average number of people infected per week recently – remember, we had between 300-400 thousand, 200-300 thousand, – now it looks like the situation is reaching a plateau,” Fauci said during a press conference in White House.
The infectious disease specialist also added that the British strain of the coronavirus has been detected in more than 20 states.
Earlier, US President Joe Biden warned of the worsening situation with the coronavirus in the country. According to him, the number of deaths will reach 500 thousand in February. Biden added that it will take months for the situation to improve. At the same time, the politician expressed confidence that the United States would win over the pandemic.
According to the Johns Hopkins University project, the United States remains the country with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world: 24,538,028. 408,011 people have died in the country since the start of the pandemic.