The New Paper

January 25, 2021

US surpasses 25M coronavirus cases, 21M vaccinations

The US surpassed 25M coronavirus cases over the weekend, including 419k deaths and 15M recoveries. Meanwhile, nearly 22M people in the US have now received at least one vaccine dose, with an average of ~1M vaccines being administered per day over the last week.

Extra: Separately, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that a new coronavirus strain that emerged late last year “may be associated with a higher degree of mortality,” though health officials stressed that there is significant uncertainty and that data is still being collected and reviewed.
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