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U.S. Covid Cases And Casualties Continue To Rise

US Covid Cases And Casualties Continue To Rise

After a recent lull, U.S. Covid cases and casualties are rising again.

4 percent fall in Covid-related casualties has been reported in the United States in the last two weeks, according to the New York Times.
New cases of coronavirus infections have increased by five percent in the same period.

The United States on Thursday reported 34783 new cases of coronavirus infections. With this, the total cases in the country reached 98,538,245, as per Johns Hopkins University’s latest data.

133 Covid deaths on Thursday took the total number of people losing their lives due to the disease to 1,079,052. 4 percent fall in Covid-related casualties has been reported in the last two weeks, according to the New York Times.

U.S. hospitals reported a 2 percent increase in the number of Covid patients in the last two weeks. The number of I.C.U. admissions due to the worse stage of the viral disease increased by 8 percent.

28,531 people are hospitalized due to Covid. 3,457 of these patients are admitted in intensive care units. The nation’s test positivity rate has increased to 8.8 percent.

A total of 97,929,295 people in the U.S. have recovered from the killer disease so far, Worldometers data shows.

1875 additional deaths were reported globally on Thursday, taking the total number of people who lost their lives due to the pandemic so far to 6,628,206.

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By Florence Fabricant

Morning Analyst Calls Briefing for Friday, November 25, 2022\u00a0

This report was sent to Briefing.com subscribers earlier today. 

Downgrades:

Evolution Mining (CAHPF) downgraded to Underperform from Outperform at Macquarie

> Generac (GNRC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus

> Lufax (LU) downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC Securities; tgt $2

> Man Group (MNGPF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS

> SGS SA (SGSOY) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at Barclays

Others:

> John Wood Group plc (WDGJF) resumed with an Equal-Weight at Morgan Stanley

> Li Auto (LI) initiated with a Buy at DBS Bank; tgt $29

Research calls posted earlier this morning are available here.  

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EUDA Health Holdings Spikes 48%

EUDA Health Holdings Ltd (EUDA) shares are surging more than 48 percent on Friday morning trade, after reaching a year-to-date low on November 23 after announcing the completion of the business combination of Singapore-based EUDA Health Ltd with 8i Acquisition 2 Corp. Today there have been no other specific corporate news that could take the stock higher

Currently, shares are at $4.01, up 48.52 percent from the previous close of $2.70 on a volume of 5,184,796.

U.S. Covid Cases And Casualties Continue To Rise

After a recent lull, U.S. Covid cases and casualties are rising again.

A 4 percent increase in Covid-related casualties has been reported in the United States in the last two weeks, according to the New York Times.

New cases of coronavirus infection have increased by five percent in the same period.

The United States on Thursday reported 34,783 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the total cases in the country reached 98,538,245, as per Johns Hopkins University’s latest data.

133 Covid deaths on Thursday took the total number of people who have lost their lives due to the disease to 1,079,052.

U.S. hospitals reported a 2 percent increase in the number of Covid patients in the last two weeks. The number of I.C.U. admissions due to the worse stage of the viral disease increased by 8 percent.

28,531 people are hospitalized due to Covid. 3,457 of these patients are admitted in intensive care units. The nation’s test positivity rate has increased to 8.8 percent.

A total of 97,929,295 people in the U.S. have recovered from the killer disease so far, Worldometers data shows.

1,875 additional deaths were reported globally on Thursday, taking the total number of people who have lost their lives due to the pandemic so far to 6,628,206.