“We have gained the upper hand against this virus,” he said, adding that “Do not get me wrong: COVID-19 has not been vanquished. We all know powerful variants have emerged, like the Delta variant.”As the Biden administration has ramped up COVID-19 vaccination efforts across the country, it earlier announced to inoculate 70 percent of adults with at least one shot by July 4.
The numbers of new cases and deaths have dropped drastically after Biden took command last January. But still, 200 people die each day less than half of the total population has been fully vaccinated, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The US has so far reported 33,717,574 cases and 605,526 deaths, according to CNN Health.
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