US sees new COVID spike as daily average cases rise to 142,006

The United States has seen another spike in COVID-19 numbers as daily average cases rose to 142,006 on Friday amid the ongoing alarming rise of the Delta variant.

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the current seven-day moving average is up 2.8 percent from 138,087 to 142,006 on Friday — and that average is up 1,117.9 percent since June 18.

176,742 new cases were reported to the CDC on Sunday, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic to 38,709,295.

The seven-day moving average for coronavirus deaths rose 11 percent from 779 to 864 on Friday, according to the CDC. That average was 354.5 percent higher than on July 10 — when the seven-day average for daily deaths hit a low of 190.

There have been a total of 634,157 deaths from COVID-19 in the United States after 1,329 new deaths were reported to the CDC on Sunday.

The United States has seen another spike in COVID-19 numbers as daily average cases climbed to 142,006 on Friday amid the ongoing alarming rise of the Delta variant

The United States has seen another spike in COVID-19 numbers as daily average cases climbed to 142,006 on Friday amid the ongoing alarming rise of the Delta variant

Data shows that the current seven-day moving average is up 2.8 percent from 138,087 to 142,006 on Friday, and the average is up 1,117.9 percent since June 18.

Data shows that the current seven-day moving average is up 2.8 percent from 138,087 to 142,006 on Friday, and the average is up 1,117.9 percent since June 18.

Data shows that the current seven-day moving average is up 2.8 percent from 138,087 to 142,006 on Friday, and the average is up 1,117.9 percent since June 18.

Meanwhile, the seven-day average for new daily hospital admissions shot up 5.7 percent from 11,637 to 12,297 as hospital systems across the country are overflowing with patients.

In its weekly COVID-19 tracking report, the CDC noted that the average number of new COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals daily is at the highest level for all age groups under 50 since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

In particular, the CDC called out the states of Hawaii, Kentucky, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming for the astonishing number of new patients.

According to a DailyMail.com analysis of the data, Oregon’s hospitalizations and availability appear to be the worst of the states referenced by the CDC.

The Oregon Health Authority reported Friday that the state has recorded 20 new deaths, bringing the state’s total death toll to 3,115.

There were 3,207 new cases reported in Oregon on Friday, a record high for the state, bringing the state’s total to 268,401.

The Oregon Health Authority said only 6 percent of the state's total ICU beds are available.  There are only 40 ICU beds free of a total of 663, while 308 of those beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients

The Oregon Health Authority said only 6 percent of the state's total ICU beds are available.  There are only 40 ICU beds free of a total of 663, while 308 of those beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients

The Oregon Health Authority said only 6 percent of the state’s total ICU beds are available. There are only 40 ICU beds free of a total of 663, while 308 of those beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients

Data from Hawaii shows that there have been a total of 589 deaths in the state and 3,444 hospitalizations since the pandemic began.

Data from Hawaii shows that there have been a total of 589 deaths in the state and 3,444 hospitalizations since the pandemic began.

Data from Hawaii shows that there have been a total of 589 deaths in the state and 3,444 hospitalizations since the pandemic began.

A chart from Hawaii shows the total number of cases and positivity rates in the state

A chart from Hawaii shows the total number of cases and positivity rates in the state

A chart from Hawaii shows the total number of cases and positivity rates in the state

A chart from Kentucky shows the total number of deaths and cases in the state

A chart from Kentucky shows the total number of deaths and cases in the state

A chart from Kentucky shows the total number of deaths and cases in the state

Charts from Wyoming show hospitalization rate and related stats

Charts from Wyoming show hospitalization rate and related stats

Charts from Wyoming show hospitalization rate and related stats

The COVID-19 dashboard for Washington State will be on view from Sunday

The COVID-19 dashboard for Washington State will be on view from Sunday

The COVID-19 dashboard for Washington State will be on view from Sunday

Meanwhile, the Oregon Health Authority said only 6 percent of the state’s total ICU beds are available. There are only 40 ICU beds free of a total of 663, while 308 of those beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients.

The state has a total of 4,279 hospital beds, and 1,098 of those are occupied by patients with COVID-19, according to the Oregon Health Authority.

Oregon has administered a total of 2,789,390 first and second doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 1,837,163 first and second doses of Moderna, and 197,070 single doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

Hawaii has vaccinated 62.6 percent of the total population and has administered a total of 1,848,431 vaccines so far. state health data.

Hawaii’s Health Department noted that the state averaged 863 new cases per day in the week from August 21 to August 27. About 8.1 percent of all tests came back positive.

A map shows the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A map shows the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A map shows the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus infections per day in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus infections per day in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus infections per day in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus infections per day in the United States in July and August

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus infections per day in the United States in July and August

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus infections per day in the United States in July and August

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus deaths per day in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus deaths per day in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus deaths per day in the United States since the start of the pandemic

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus deaths per day in the United States in July and August

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus deaths per day in the United States in July and August

A graph shows the total number of coronavirus deaths per day in the United States in July and August

A map shows the percentage of the population vaccinated in each of the United States

A map shows the percentage of the population vaccinated in each of the United States

A map shows the percentage of the population vaccinated in each of the United States

A graph compared the average number of coronavirus vaccinations given per day to the cumulative total

A graph compared the average number of coronavirus vaccinations given per day to the cumulative total

A graph compared the average number of coronavirus vaccinations given per day to the cumulative total

The CDC notes that there have been 57,509 cases in Hawaii since the start of the pandemic. The state has recorded a total of 551 deaths from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, with 19 new deaths in the past week.

Meanwhile, the Kentucky Department for Public Health has: counted a total of 562,623 infections and 7,685 deaths since the start of the pandemic, on Friday.

Kentucky reported 18 new deaths and 4,815 new cases Friday, of which 1,529 were children 18 and under.

There are currently 2,129 people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Kentucky, 592 of whom are in intensive care. Of these, 349 people are on a ventilator. The state reported that about 70 percent of its 1,859 ICU beds are occupied.

The state’s positivity rate is currently at 13.33 percent.

Data from the Wyoming Department of Health on Thursday shows that the state had hospitalized 178 patients for COVID-19. That number is just 28 percent lower than the beak hospitalization rate of 247 on Nov. 30.

State data shows Wyoming has a total of 136 designated ICU beds as of Thursday, 62 of which are open.

Wyoming has had a total of 60,684 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus with a further 12,783 probable cases — and 835 deaths, according to state data.

In Wyoming, twenty-somethings have far outnumbered any other demographic for COVID-19 infections with a total of 12,450 infections among people in their twenties.

The demographics for the over 30s came in second with 9,822 infections in total, and those under 18 came in third with 8,832 infections.

There have been only 1,989 cases among people 80 and older, while there have been 3,569 cases among people in their 70s and 6,476 among people in their 60s, state data shows. There were 7,579 cases among the over-50s and 8,683 among the over-40s.

Washington has vaccinated approximately 72.4 percent of the eligible population over the age of 12.

There have been a total of 30,483 hospitalizations in the state, which currently occupies 31.4 percent of its ICU beds with COVID-19 patients.

There have been a total of 495,528 confirmed cases in Washington, with an additional 55,460 possible cases and 6,507 deaths.

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