United States exceeds 8.62 million
The number of COVID-19 pneumonia diagnosed in the United States exceeds 8.62 million, and the number of new cases exceeds 80,000 for two consecutive days
According to the global real-time statistics system for COVID-19 pneumonia data released by Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 6 pm Eastern Time on October 25, a total of 8,627,274 confirmed cases of COVID-19 pneumonia and 225,197 deaths have been reported across the United States. In the past 24 hours, 63,734 new cases and 477 new deaths have been confirmed in the United States.
CNN reported that in the previous two days, the number of new cases in a single day in the United States exceeded 83,000, the two most serious days since the outbreak. On the 23rd and 24th, the number of new confirmed cases in the United States in a single day was 83,757 and 83,718 respectively. This set a record for the number of new cases in a single day since the outbreak in the United States.
Former Director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Scott Gottlieb said on the 25th that the curve of the U.S. epidemic has begun to rise sharply, and “we are now at a dangerous tipping point.” US media reported that in the past week, the number of new cases in 35 states in the United States has increased from last week.
CNN reported that the surge in cases is related to the cold weather and excessive family gatherings. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said that the state’s top source of infection this week was family gatherings.