Deaths Climb After Ninth Straight Day Above 100,000 COVID Cases In US
The death toll stands at over 241,000. The alarming trend of breaking daily records for new infections continued as well, with the U.S. reporting over 144,000 cases on Wednesday.
The US Reported The Most Single-Day Covid-19 Deaths Since May And Experts Say Pandemic Is Accelerating
As Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations soared across the US, experts warned higher death tolls would soon follow. On Wednesday, there were at least 1,893 American deaths from the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University -- the highest daily death toll the country has seen since early May. (Maxouris, 11/12)
The Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Cases Top 100,000 For Ninth Day Running
New coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to another record, topping 100,000 for the ninth day in a row, as hospitals faced increasing numbers of Covid-19 patients. The U.S. reported more than 144,000 new cases for Wednesday, up about 4,000 from the day before, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The total number of confirmed cases nationwide topped 10.4 million. (Hall, 11/12)
Talk Of Waves Is Misguided, Say Covid-19 Modelers, As Deaths Do Not Ebb
The numbers have become both horrifying and numbing — and there is no end in sight. The consensus among major Covid-19 modelers is that we could see 20,000 to 25,000 deaths in just the next two weeks, and 160,000 more by Feb. 1. That would be a frightening acceleration as winter approaches. (Cooney, 11/12)
Los Angeles Times:
Can We Stop The Inevitable Winter Surge Of COVID-19?
Temperatures are dropping, nights are growing longer, the holidays are nearing, and the science is clear: The pandemic is far from over. A long, dark winter awaits. The number of new coronavirus cases in the United States each day has ballooned from fewer than 40,000 in early September to more than 100,000 in early November. The U.S. now confirms more cases in a single day than China has reported altogether since the pandemic began. (Netburn, 11/11)