President of the United States, Joe BidenConsiders the coronavirus pandemic “over”. Covid-19He assures that his government continues to work against the problems caused by the coronavirus.
“The pandemic is over. We still have the Covid problem and we are working hard on it. But The epidemic is over”, the President said in an interview with the network’s “60 Minutes”. CBSReleased this Sunday.
In a taped interview at the Detroit auto show, where the president visited last Wednesday, Biden gave an example of how “no one” wore a mask at the event and all attendees were “in very good shape.”
Just this week, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus vowed that the world is “never near the end of the Covid-19 pandemic”.After recording the lowest number of deaths in the world since the start of the health crisis.
“We’re not there yet, but the end of the pandemic is in sight,” Tedros stressed at his weekly press conference.
With more than a million dead, America According to data from Johns Hopkins University, it is the country that has recorded the highest number of deaths in the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic that began in March 2020.
Last week was average About 60,000 daily infections and about 400 deathsAccording to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
67.7% of the US population has been vaccinated against Covid-19, and 48.6% of that group has received a booster dose.
Last August, The CDC stopped recommending social distancing and quarantines For people affected by the corona virus.
On the other hand, regarding the pandemic, Biden indicated that the low level of support for his government may be based on the impact the coronavirus has had on the minds of Americans.
“The effect on the minds of the American people as a result of the pandemic is profound. Think how that changed everything. “People’s attitudes about themselves, about their families, about the state of the nation, about the state of their communities,” he said.
Finally, Biden He highlighted the management of the coronavirus by his administration. “We have lost a million people to COVID-19. When I took office, when I was elected, only two million people had been vaccinated. Now I have 220 million,” said the tenant of the White House.
Health officials in the United States have confirmed more than 1.05 million deaths from the coronavirus, which has infected more than 95.4 million people in the country.
(with information from EFE)
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