Nearly 48 million Americans are expected to travel over the coming July 4th weekend, according to the AAA, up 40 percent from the decline from last summer’s pandemic. and a slight decrease from 2019
People across the United States are still eating in restaurants again without masks. Movie theaters are back open. Stadiums and concert venues have sold out, and states — especially hard-hit regions like New York and California — have reopened. As California Governor Gavin Newsom likes to say, “we’re roaring back.”
The film festival has begun for showbizer The film festival has just begun, with Tribeca welcoming a nearly normal crowd over the past two weeks. The re-scheduled Cannes departs July 6-17, with Venice and Toronto on the itinerary in September. But in the midst of returning to normal There is a new record of uncertainty.
Nearly 50% of Covid tests analyzed in Los Angeles now have more Delta Variant infected.
last friday The World Health Organization has urged even those who have been fully vaccinated to wear masks and social distancing. WHO officials say most parts of the world remain unvaccinated. And the highly permeable delta pattern is fueling a global pandemic.
last friday Israel has reinstated indoor mask requirements due to the spread of the variable, according to the Wall Street Journal, “about half of adults infected by the COVID-19 pandemic. at the delta in israel Fully vaccinated with Pfizer Inc vaccines.” Israel is one of the most vaccinated countries in the world, with approximately 80% of citizens over 16 years of age fully vaccinated.
The country’s daily number of new cases caused by the outbreak is just 200, but this has increased from 10 daily until June. Delta appears to plow through vaccine-derived immunity and strengthen those with immune systems as well, according to the WSJ. This accounts for about half of all infected people.”
A similar situation has occurred in the UK. A recent study by Imperial College London found that as the number of infections increased earlier this month, The increase was largely driven by unvaccinated young people. which is expected to be less risky The results showed that the test positive rates in children aged 5 to 12 and adults 18 to 24 were five times higher compared to those aged 65 and over.
“There seems to be a very good defense in the older age group. Almost everyone is double vaccinated,” said study senior author Paul Elliott. According to Johns Hopkins University, 48 percent of adults in the UK are fully vaccinated. in the United States According to Hopkins, 46% of adults are fully vaccinated.
Dr. Robert Water, chair of UCSF’s Department of Medicine, said this week: “I tend to look at the UK as the US for the next month: they seem to get the variables about a month before we do. Vaccination rates are slightly ahead of the US, so the fact that the delta variable changes from some cases to the primary variable in a month or two in the UK is highly likely what will happen in the US.”
Dr. Water went on to say that California has recently reduced several restrictions on social distancing and social distancing. “I doubt we’ll be using this for a few months. But I have a feeling that in the fall In parts of the United States that are not well vaccinated today. That we will begin to see a rapid increase, and the question is, will we have the political will to rise above a more restrictive existence? I thought it would be difficult.”
united kingdom Extended lockdown for two weeks on Wednesday It recorded the highest number of daily cases since the beginning of February.
while the United States Overall, no similar increases were observed in the number of daily cases, according to the New York Times. Several states saw the largest increase in cases in two weeks. This includes Nevada, Arizona, Missouri, Arkansas, Utah and Oklahoma, all of whom have lower vaccination rates than the national rates. And that rate doesn’t include about 15% of the US population. under 12 years of age who are not currently vaccinated against COVID-19
The CDC estimates that the Delta variant had just 2.7% of new cases as of May 22. Last week, there were about 10% of new cases in the United States last week. That percentage has risen to 20 percent, according to White House Covid Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Fauci said the proportion of new Delta-related cases in the United States doubles every two weeks, so in those two weeks, 20 percent of new cases will become 40 percent at that rate. The variable will be close to 100% by the end of July.
“So you can expect that doubling time In a few weeks to a month or so It will be quite outstanding. That is miserable news,” Fauci said.