Delta Covid Variant, Now Dominant Worldwide, Drives US Deaths Surge

Delta Covid Variant, Now Dominant Worldwide, Drives US Deaths Surge

Delta Covid Variant, Now Dominant Worldwide, Drives US Deaths Surge

Cases of COVID-19 within the US are up 70% over the earlier week, officers stated. (File)

Washington:

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is now the dominant pressure worldwide and is driving a surge of deaths across the United States, nearly solely amongst unvaccinated individuals, US officers stated Friday.

Cases of COVID-19 are up 70% over the earlier week and deaths are up 26%, with many of the surge occurring in counties with under common vaccination charges, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky stated throughout a press briefing.

“This is turning into a pandemic of the unvaccinated,” she stated.

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