WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of people infected with a new strain of the virus 19 (B.1.1.7) is rising sharply, according to experts from the Central American Institute for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Will be more As a result, the number of hospital admissions and deaths could rise sharply.
In just four months, this new type of Wood 19 has affected 15,369 people in 36 countries around the world, Last year, the global epidemic “Novel Corona Virus” (Covid 19) has so far infected about 94.4 million people, of whom 67.5 million have recovered and more than 200,000 have recovered. We have embraced death
In September 2020, a new strain of the same virus emerged in the UK, with the potential to spread faster and infect more people.
European experts and the World Health Organization have already warned that it is capable of spreading 50 to 70 percent faster than the previous version of the Covid 19.
So far, about 150 out of every 100,000 people infected with the corona virus are infected with the new strain, but the rate is steadily rising.
Although only 76 people have been infected with the new type of Covid 19 in the United States so far, far fewer than the total number of coronavirus patients (24.1 million), the “CDC” Warns that their actual numbers could be much higher because this new strain of corona virus has the potential to spread very quickly.
The agency fears that by March, the new strain of Covid 19 will be affecting more people than the old strain of the same virus.
The CDC called for precautionary measures, saying more attention should be paid to social distances, masks and other measures to prevent the spread of the virus than in previous years.