Discovery raises questions about the danger to hospital capacity if it spreads quickly in the state.
New York discovered the first case of the infectious form of the coronavirus originally identified in Britain, the governor, Andrew Cuomo, said Monday. The discovery raises concerns about the threat to hospital ability if it spreads rapidly in the state, especially when public vaccination efforts are behind schedule in the U.S., causing some states to threaten to redistribute vaccines. Cuomo confirmed that the new strain of a man in his 60s living in a town north of the state capital, Albany, was not recently traveled by the recovered man, indicating that it is spreading in the population. “game changer”game changer. In the meantime, Cuomo, a Democrat, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican, sought to speed up the overdue administration of coronavirus vaccinations and warned hospitals on Monday that they would limit potential allocations of those who do not administer the shots fast enough. Hospitals must administer the vaccines in New York within a week of receiving them or risk a fine and loss of future losses. “I don’t want the vaccine in a refrigerator or a freezer, I want it in someone’s arm,”I don’t want the vaccine in the fridge or freezer, I want it in someone’s arm. “If you don’t perform that function, it raises questions about the operational efficiency of the hospital. “More than 15 million doses of vaccine have been provided to states and territories around the world by the federal government, but only about 4.5 million have been administered so far, according to data released by the U.S. on Monday. Disease Control and Prevention Centers (CDC). By the end of the year, the Trump administration had agreed to distribute and administer 20 million doses, but as of Jan. 1, less than 3 million Americans had been vaccinated. Public health experts found the result disappointing and called for urgent support for states and better federal cooperation, while worrying that hundreds of thousands more deaths are at risk from the uncertainty in the rollout of coronavirus vaccines in the U.S. Hundreds of thousands of additional U.S. Covid deaths possible amid vaccine chaosRead moreThe U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Jerome Adams, told CBS News that 15 to 20 million doses of vaccine are available. Adams said, “We should be hopeful about it and at the same time recognize that we need to do better and we will continue to do better,” “And I promise you, you will see in the next two weeks that the numbers will go up significantly. “As of Monday, the United States had reported a total of 20.5 million covid-19 cases and more than 350,000 deaths, by far the highest numbers in the world. U.S. Covid-19 hospital admissions on Sunday were at a record high of 125,544 as hospitals struggled to cope and suppliers made preparations for rationing care. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States’ leading infectious disease specialist, and others warn that because of the holidays and cold weather, an increased rise is possible as people have to stay indoors. In the next few weeks, it could and will probably get worse, or at least sustain this terribly high level of infections and deaths we’re seeing,”It could and probably will get worse in the next few weeks, or at least maintain this terribly high level of infections and deaths that we’re seeing,” In Florida, officials put seniors ahead of many important workers to receive the vaccine, but this led to many elderly people queuing outside for many hours in the middle of confusion and overloaded official websites of information and telephone lines. On Monday, DeSantis proposed a program under which the state would assign doses to hospitals that administer them more efficiently, “hospitals that do not gooo”