Florida death toll hits high
Corona continues to have a firm grip on the United States. In some states, the situation is deteriorating rapidly. A researcher in Florida is now sounding the alarm: Last week, a person died every seven minutes, tweeted epidemiologist Eric Feigl-Ding. The spokeswoman for a crematorium said “the bodies are piled up to the ceiling” because the company could hardly keep up with the cremations.
The delta variant of the coronavirus, which is now also the most widespread in the USA, is to blame for the increasing number of victims. Feigl-Ding published a graphic of the current development.
Crematoriums urgently need more cooling options
The number of 1,486 deaths is the absolute highest since the pandemic began, he writes. Because of the tense situation, a spokeswoman for the West Side crematorium of the city of Orange asked the authorities, according to the broadcaster WFLA, to urgently create more cooling options.
USA: Corona numbers continue to rise
The rising corona numbers continue to cause the authorities all over the US to worry. On average for the past few days, the US recorded around 137,000 new infections per day, an increase of almost 12 percent compared to the previous week. According to official figures, the number of deaths rose by 23 percent. (uvo; sources: WFLA, dpa)
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TVNow documentary “Anger and Resistance”
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany, people have been demonstrating across the country against the government measures adopted. the TV Now Doku accompanies the protesters and questions their motives.