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US Records Rise in Covid-19 Cases Amidst Anti covid Vaccine Mandate Protest

United States has recorded almost 27% rise in Covid-19 cases everyday in past three weeks according to a new data released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of US. Failure in following the containment measures is the key factors driving the cases.

According to CDC data, seven day average cases were at 80,823 as of November 14 from 63,852 in October. This rise led to 26.6% increase in the cases.  The WHO has warned US about the rising cases in Europe. Europe is the largest region in the world that has seen increasing number of cases and deaths.US has also recorded rising cases of covid19 in children past few months. According to a report released by American Academy of Pediatrics, the over 122,000 cases affected from Covid-19 in children have been recorded. The key reason is that the country is failing to follow Covid-19 containment measures.

Protestors are carrying campaigns against Covid-19 vaccine mandates which is U.S. President Joe Biden administration’s requirement to get mandatory vaccinations for workers starting from January 1.   U.S. President Joe Biden administration’s has ordered companies with more than 100 workers or about 100 to get vaccinated compulsorily.

Through this order the Biden administration aims to stop the spread of Covid-19 and the deadly delta variant that is spreading and infecting rapidly in United States. However, vaccine mandates have been controversial in the country. The protestors fighting against vaccine mandate say that the vaccine mandate violates the U.S. Constitution and curb individual liberty.

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