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On day Capitol was stormed, the United States recorded its highest daily COVID-19 death toll so far.
By CARLA K. JOHNSON AND LISA MARIE PANE
ASSOCIATED PRESS
JAN 07, 2021 AT 3:09 PM


WASHINGTON — The U.S. registered more COVID-19 deaths in a single day than ever before — nearly 3,900 — on the very day the mob attack on the Capitol laid bare some of the same, deep political divisions that have hampered the battle against the pandemic.

The virus is surging in virtually every state, with California hit particularly hard, reporting on Thursday a record two-day total of 1,042 coronavirus deaths. Skyrocketing caseloads there are threatening to force hospitals to ration care and essentially decide who lives and who dies.

“Folks are gasping for breath. Folks look like they’re drowning when they are in bed right in front of us,” said Dr. Jeffrey Chien, an emergency room physician at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center, urging people to do their part to help slow the spread. “I’m begging everyone to help us out because we aren’t the front line. We’re the last line.”

On Wednesday, the day a horde of protesters breached the U.S. Capitol, disrupting efforts to certify the election of Joe Biden, the U.S. recorded 3,865 virus deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. The numbers can fluctuate dramatically after holidays and weekends, and the figure is subject to revision.

Read more @ https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-covid-19-deaths-january-6-20210107-a3d3nn4tvfdwhnpyb2tqjyqquq-story.html

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Thu Jan 7, 2021, 06:16 PM

1. We have a million shit loads of really STUPID people in this country.

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Thu Jan 7, 2021, 06:19 PM

2. Yep

and infections passed 22M (22,050,639 ) while deaths reached 373,065
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/

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Thu Jan 7, 2021, 06:34 PM

3. Meanwhile in Japan

Population one third of US, densely populated. TOTAL cumulative deaths have hit 3700 and they’re ramping up restrictions.

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