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COVID has killed 1 in 1,000 people in the U.S.

COVID has killed 1 in 1,000 people in the U.S.
According to data complied by Johns Hopkins University, the national death toll surpassed 330,000 on Saturday afternoon.

Infections and fatalities slowed down over the summer but have spiked again recently, The death toll hit 100,000 in May.Death rates have accelerated since November — the next 100,000 deaths were reported just 11 weeks after that, on Dec.In April, “when the country was still reeling from the pandemic’s initial surge, we saw an average of 1,842 deaths reported each day.COVID-19 has killed one of every 1,000 people in the United States, just over 11 months since the first case was reported.

The number of infections in the United States is by far the highest in the world — more than the two countries with the second and third-highest rate, India and Brazil, combined.Joseph Varon, center, and other medical staff members perform tracheostomy procedure on a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston.

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