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America: cases of Kovid-19 are increasing rapidly in Alaska

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JUNO (USA), Sep 17 (AP) Cases of the COVID-19 pandemic are increasing rapidly in Alaska, USA. Alaska’s global epidemiologist Dr. Joe McLaughlin said that it is not yet clear when the situation will stabilize. A lot depends on vaccination rates and adherence to the rules of wearing masks and maintaining social distance. Health officials say that the hospital staff is under stress and there is also the problem of shortage of beds in health centers. According to a report by the State Department of Health, 20 percent of patients admitted to hospitals in Alaska

JUNO (USA), Sep 17 (AP) Cases of the COVID-19 pandemic are increasing rapidly in Alaska, USA. Alaska’s global epidemiologist Dr. Joe McLaughlin said that it is not yet clear when the situation will stabilize. A lot depends on vaccination rates and adherence to the rules of wearing masks and maintaining social distance.

Health officials say that the hospital staff is under stress and there is also the problem of shortage of beds in health centers. According to a report by the state health department, 20 percent of patients admitted to hospitals in Alaska are infected with the corona virus.

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Meanwhile, the Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau said on Thursday that, given the situation, staff should be vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 15.

AP Niharika Manisha

Manisha

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