‘U.S. is going to see darkest days in modern medical history’


Doctor’s dire warning as 95% of country sees ‘uncontrollable COVID-19 spread’ and 50 MILLION travel for Thanksgiving – with 17% spike hitting California in just 24hrs

  • The daily death toll across the country spiked to 2,297 yesterday, which is the highest number of deaths per day since May and the second day in a row where fatalities have surpassed 2,000 
  • There were 181,490 new cases recorded yesterday alone and the number of infections has consistently been well above 100,000 every day for the last three weeks 
  • Hospitalizations have been surging to record highs over the past month with nearly 90,000 patients being treated as of yesterday 
  • Doctors in parts of the country have warned that hospitals are already overwhelmed and are nearing capacity in some states 
  • Dr Joseph Varon, chief of staff at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas said the current surges mean ‘America is going to see the darkest days in modern American medical history’ 
  • While the Midwest continues to be the hardest hit, California saw a 17 percent spike in cases in 24 hours and New York recorded it deadliest day since May with 67 fatalities 
  • The CDC and state and local authorities spent the past week begging people not to travel and urging them to keep their Thanksgiving celebrations small 
  • Yet millions defied the official warnings with nearly six million traveling by plane in the last six days 
  • It comes as 95 percent of counties across the country are now seeing an uncontrollable spread of COVID-19 infections, a data map compiled by spatial analytics company Esri shows 

By EMILY CRANE FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

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