While official numbers report almost 20 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 last year, according to The COVID Tracking Project, researchers estimate that nearly one-third of the U.S. population, 31 percent or 103 million Americans, had COVID-19 at some point last year.Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers identified that fewer than one-quarter, 22 percent, verified their positive medical diagnosis for public health reports through screening, according to a news release by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In the upper Midwest and Mississippi valley, consisting of the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, nearly two-thirds, 60 percent, of the population was estimated to have had COVID-19 in 2020. Almost half the homeowners of Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York City (48 percent, 52 percent, 42 percent and 44 percent, respectively) were most likely infected in 2020, according to the research study released in the journal Nature.WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS RIGHT NOWTRUMP SLAMMED BY HIS OWN FORMER HHS SECRETARY OVER PRIVATE VACCINATIO NTHE WAR HAS CHANGED: CDC DOCUMENT WARNS DELTA VARIANT MORE SEVERE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHTWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LAMBDA CORONAVIRUS VARIANTSOME AMERICANS ARE GETTING VACCINATED SECRETLY BECAUSE THEY FEAR BACKLASHBIDEN CALLS FOR $100 PAYMENTS FOR AMERICANS TO GET VACCINATEDIN SHOCKING NEWS, United States HAS HIGHEST NUMBER OF NEW CASES IN THE WORLDRAND PAUL SENDS OFFICIAL CRIMINAL REFERRAL ON ANTHONY FAUCI TO DOJOf course, the timing of each citys peak of contagion varied, and some experienced a number of spikes.
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