More than 90,000 people will die of coronavirus in the United States in the next 3 weeks, according to CDC figures | The State

More than 90,000 people will die of coronavirus in the United States in the next 3 weeks, according to CDC figures

Given the situation, some states have asked to expand vaccination groups.

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ANDn the first two weeks of 2021, nearly 38,000 Americans have lost their lives to the coronavirus.

The outlook does not seem to improve in the coming days, since according to estimates made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, for its acronym in English), it is expected that Another 92,000 people die from COVID-19 in the next 3 weeks.

Although vaccination against the coronavirus is already underway, health experts indicate that very difficult times will still be experienced in the country.

So far, more than 29.3 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been distributed across the U.S., and more than 10.2 million Americans have received their first dose, according to CDC data. .

And some experts have encouraged states to expand eligibility to more groups, to help speed up vaccine administration.

Currently, more than 130,300 people are hospitalized with the virus, according to data from the COVID Tracking Project.

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