Stars and Stripes stripes.com 07 Jan, 2021 19:15 am

US registers highest number of deaths yet from the coronavirus

US registers highest number of deaths yet from the coronavirus
The U.S. registered more COVID-19 deaths in a single day than ever before — nearly 3,900 — on the very day the mob attack on the Capitol laid bare some of the same, deep political divisions that have hampered the battle against the pandemic.

US registers highest number of deaths yet from the coronavirus Medical workers prepare to manually prone a COVID-19 patient in an intensive care unit at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles on Dec.Los Angeles County, the nation's most populous with 10 million residents, and nearly two dozen other counties have essentially run out of intensive care unit beds for COVID-19 patients."This is a health crisis of epic proportions," said Barbara Ferrer, public health director for Los Angeles County.Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter  here .

" The situation has been especially dire in California, which reported its second-highest number of daily coronavirus deaths, with 459.9 million people around the world have died of the coronavirus, more than 360,000 in the U.

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