- The U.S. may see 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths in the next ten days
- Coronavirus-related hospitalization hit a new record for the 16th consecutive day
- Public health officials advise Americans against traveling during the holiday
Public health experts warn that coronavirus-related deaths in the United States could double after Thanksgiving as Americans continue to gather for the holiday weekend despite health warnings.
The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths have hit record highs leading up to the holiday, as Americans travel back home to celebrate Thanksgiving. The country has recorded an average of 176,000 new cases per day over the past week. Authorities have also recorded 2,200 deaths on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Jonathan Reiner, a professor of medicine at George Washington University, predicted Wednesday that daily coronavirus deaths could double and reach 4,000 in the next 10 days.
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