Covid-19 Pandemic In The U.S. — News Updates July 21, 2021

The U.S. recorded 42,706 new cases on Tuesday with a seven-day rolling average of 37,056, which is a 244% from the 10,771 average recorded three weeks ago

Deaths have continued to remain relatively flat with 29 recorded on Tuesday and a seven-day rolling average of 274, 6.6% from the average of 257 recorded three weeks prior  

Daily Mail: More than half of California is under mask mandate again as hospitalizations jump 62% to highest levels since March – while Indian ‘Delta’ variant cases across the country jump 244% in last 3 weeks 

* At least 17 counties in California – making up more than half of the state’s residents – are urging residents to wear masks indoors 

* It comes as they all see an increase in cases and California has seen infections rise to 5,063 per day, a 160% increase from 1,946 two weeks ago 

* On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot suggested she may masks mandatory like Los Angeles County as cases increase 164% in a month from 34 per day to 90 per day 

* The surge is blamed on the Indian ‘Delta’ variant, which has been spreading in areas even with high vaccination rates 

* The U.S. recorded 42,706 new cases on Tuesday with a seven-day rolling average of 37,056, which is a 244% from the 10,771 average recorded three weeks ago 

* Deaths have continued to remain relatively flat with 29 recorded on Tuesday and a seven-day rolling average of 274, 6.6% from the average of 257 recorded three weeks prior 

More than half of Californians are being urged to wear masks indoors – regardless of vaccination status – as the Indian ‘Delta’ Covid variant continues to wreak havoc across the U.S. 

At least 17 counties in the Golden State – home to 56 percent of residents – are asking people to wear face coverings in places such as grocery stores and movie theaters, reported The Los Angeles Times. 

Just one of those counties, Los Angeles County, is requiring masks to be worn in these public settings. 

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned on Tuesday that she might do the same as infections continue to rise in the city. 

It comes as the U.S. recorded 42,706 new cases on Tuesday with a seven-day rolling average of 37,056, which is a 244 percent increase from the 10,771 average recorded three weeks ago.  

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Covid-19 Pandemic In The U.S. — News Updates July 21, 2021  

Local officials across U.S. are starting to reimpose Covid mask rules as delta variant takes hold — CNBC  

US renews ‘public health emergency’ declaration due to Covid-19 pandemic — CNN  

California coronavirus hospitalizations hit highest point in months as Delta spreads — L.A. Times  

Delta variant accounts for 83 percent of new US cases: CDC director — The Hill  

More infectious Delta variant makes up 83% of new US coronavirus cases as vaccine hesitancy persists — CNN 

U.S. extends travel curbs at Canada, Mexico land borders through Aug. 21 — Reuters  

US Isn’t Prepared to Track Covid Variants as Delta Mutation Spreads — Bloomberg  

Delta variant: ‘A perfect storm is brewing’ in certain parts of America, health official explains — Yahoo News  

US life expectancy falls by more than a year due to Covid-19 pandemic, CDC study says — CNN

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