UPDATES: COVID-19 Cases continue to increase

In the last fourteen days, COVID-19 cases across the United States have increased 131 percent. Every state has seen an increase in cases but the South leads the way. The highly contagious Delta variant is to blame and has even affected those who are fully vaccinated. Officials now worry about the Lamda variant because of how little we know about it. Although there have been breakthrough cases, ‘the vast majority of people contracting the virus and being hospitalized are unvaccinated.’

From the CDC:

On a positive note, the number of people getting vaccinated has also increased:

  • Nationwide, there has been a 55-percent increase in the average number of new people getting vaccinated daily, President Joe Biden said during a news conference Tuesday, adding that some of the hardest hit states are now.

Mississippi has only 6 open ICU beds, Arkansas only 25 as delta variant fuels Covid surge

“We are at the cusp of this. We know that we aren’t at the crest of this wave,” a Mississippi health care administrator warned.

Arkansas’ finest speak out against their governor encouraging people to get vaccinated. Check out the COVIDIOTS/MAGAts below:

Positive and Negative COVID-19 News-Here are their stories:

For those that still believe that unproven therapeutics will cure COVID-19, pay close attention to what Dr. Thomas has to say. Remember, those social media sites pimping false and very dangerous COVID-19 (mis)information won’t be there, holding your hand, while you’re dying from this deadly disease.

While Governor DeSatan continues his 2024 presidential campaign and ignoring the facts and science, here is a child in a Florida hospital’s ICU:

  • As of Wednesday, Florida’s Seven-Day COVID Case Average Spikes 800 Percent in One Month.
  • Some of Florida’s largest school districts have announced they will either keep or issue new mask mandates in light of the coronavirus outbreak that is ravaging the state, challenging an order by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) threatening to withhold funds from school districts if they mandate that students wear face coverings.
  • Houston city workers are being told they must resume wearing masks while on the job, a requirement that could defy Governor Greg Abbott’s most recent executive order banning such mandates.

The Biden administration is developing a plan to require nearly all foreign visitors to the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of eventually lifting travel restrictions that bar much of the world from entering the United States, a White House official told Reuters on Wednesday.

Moderna’s Covid vaccine 93 percent effective six months after second dose, company says

However, a booster dose will be necessary prior to the winter season as antibody levels are likely to wane, Moderna said.

***Please feel free to share what’s going on in your neck of the woods. Keep in mind, this is not a free chat; this thread is about COVID-19.

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