CDC: US ​​has yet to peak at Omicron

In a statement to NBC, Walensky pointed to South Africa regarding Omicron, “I don’t believe we have seen this summit in the US yet, given the way it has peaked in other countries.” said.

Pointing out that COVID-19 cases have doubled in the last 7 days compared to the previous week, Walensky stated that despite this, he thinks that the USA has not yet experienced the peak experienced by South Africa today.

Walensky stated that there is a slower increase in hospitalizations due to COVID-19 compared to the case rates, “However, we are now starting to see that hospitalizations are also increasing.” he said.

The rapidly increasing number of cases in the USA due to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 exceeded the 1 million threshold on a daily basis on 3 January.

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