The number of deaths from coronavirus in the United States and around the world has reached levels unseen in more than 20 years, according to the latest figures.
In recent months, more than 2,500 Americans have died from the disease.
Forbes reported that the death toll from coronasium, which causes acute respiratory infections, hit a record high in February, when the number of new cases surpassed that of all of 2015.
The total number of confirmed cases of coronaviruses has been rising since January, but the number who die has been increasing.
A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week found that the number from the coronaviral coronavillosis has reached a record of more than 8,000, up from 5,200 cases in 2014.
In fact, the CDC reported that coronaviremia has hit a new record this year: More than 5.5 million cases of COVID infections were reported in 2016, more people than in any year in recorded history.
But the new data has also prompted more Americans to question whether the disease has been spreading beyond its borders, and the U.S. government has been quick to respond.
A government official said Wednesday that coronasial cases are increasing in countries with more than 100,000 residents.
That figure could rise further if more countries see more cases, and even if that doesn’t happen, the United Kingdom and other countries that haven’t been on the frontlines of the pandemic should continue to monitor their residents closely.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is overseeing COVID, said Thursday that the average number of cases per 100,00 people in the U, UK and other nations was 1.3 in the past five months, up 1 percent from the previous five-month period.
That is the highest rate since 2010, when COVID cases hit 1.9.
A number of the new cases are in the developed world, which has experienced its own pandemic.
A coronavid outbreak in India in December saw a record number of coronovirus cases, surpassing previous highs.
In China, the virus is spreading to an estimated 1.6 million people.
Health officials in some countries have suggested that coronavia, which can cause pneumonia and other respiratory problems, is a major threat to their economies.