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  • S death from the coronavirus reached their second highest level ever on Wednesday, with 2811 lives lost, according to a Reuters tally of official data, one short of the record from April 15th.

  • That marks two days in a row that the death toll has passed.

  • 2000 are a record number of people were hospitalized on Wednesday nearly 100,000, and there were nearly 200,000 new cases reported.

  • The sobering data came on the heels of a warning from Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that the worst is yet to come.

  • December and January and February are going to be rough times.

  • I actually believe they're going to be the most difficult time in the public health history of this nation.

  • Underscoring the crisis, the CDC on Thursday reported that up to 19,500 deaths could occur during the Christmas week alone.

  • Besides the monumental loss of life, Redfield said, the country faces the prospect of a health care system strained to the point of collapse.

  • The contagion has now reached every corner of the country, with 90% of all U.

  • S hospitals in areas designated as coronavirus hot zones and with the virus spreading on a much steeper trajectory than any previous wave of the pandemic, President elect Joe Biden on Wednesday amplified the bleak forecast during a roundtable with workers and small business owners hit hard by the devastating economic fallout.

  • We're likely to lose another two, 150 1000 people dead between now and January.

  • You hear me because people aren't paying attention.

  • Redfield projected the total number of deaths could be close to 450,000 before February, adding that the US could start losing around 3000 people a day, roughly the same number that died in the September 11th attacks and that that rate could continue over the next two months.

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