Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Rochelle Valensky told about the decision taken on the mask during the press conference. During this, he told that the vaccine is effective, but the risk of further infection has increased due to the delta variant of the corona.
In America, for the last several days, new cases of corona have been seen increasing rapidly. There have been 61,581 new cases of corona in the last 24 hours. This is the largest figure of infected found in any country of the world on the previous day.
Earlier in May, the CDC announced an end to the mask requirement for people who had taken both doses of the vaccine. However, the CDC appealed to people to use masks while using public transport or going to the hospital.
19.60 crore cases in the world so far
So far more than 19.60 crore people in the world have been infected with the corona virus. Of these, 41.93 lakh people have died, while 17.76 crore people have defeated Corona. At present, 1.41 crore people are being treated. Of these, 1.40 crore people have mild symptoms of corona and the condition of 85,932 people remains critical.