The Spanish flu epidemic from 1918-19 killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide.
Florida's hospitals and doctors have pointed out that upward of 90 percent of their patients have been unvaccinated.
"Behavior is really going to determine if, when and how sustainably the current wave subsides," the director of the UT COVID-19 Modeling Consortium said.
"We're looking for anything we can do for the staff to find some joy in their everyday because there's very little in it right now," Chief Nursing Officer Denise Jones said.
Estimated daily COVID-19 case counts are projected to peak by late August, while the reported daily death toll could peak by mid-September.
The death toll continues to rise from the recent heat wave in the region, as many people died alone in their homes.
The collision involved a tightly packed SUV and a semitrailer full of gravel.
The grim milestone comes as COVID-19 hospitalizations are on a steady decline and vaccines are administered across the nation.
Although Cuomo's emergency pandemic powers will expire April 30, 14 Democratic state senators are joining Republicans in calling for those powers to be rescinded immediately.
New York Democrats are criticizing the governor's office after new allegations of a COVID-19 cover-up from Cuomo emerged this week.
The country's death count could reach up to 424,000 by the week ending January 23, according to the latest forecasts received by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Hospitalizations for the new coronavirus have surpassed 100,000 nationwide as public health experts predict the situation will worsen in the coming weeks.
North Dakota reported the highest number of deaths per capita in the last seven days, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Moscow has re-opened two temporary hospitals and private school students have been told to stay at home as the country faces its second wave of the pandemic.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who in late March referred to COVID-19 as a "little cold," is enjoying his highest approval ratings and a tiny percentage of residents who blame him for the world's second-highest toll death.
The state reported 135 deaths on Tuesday, the state's highest daily death toll since the pandemic began in March.
Average daily death tolls have been rising in Georgia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Nevada, Louisiana, Tennessee and Oregon over the past month.
"It'll be going away and they scream, 'How can you say that?'" Trump said. "I said, 'Because it's going to be going away.'"
The state's official care-home death toll of just over 6,600 may likely not have counted thousands of additional deaths statewide, the Associated Press reported.
The death tolls in Texas and Arizona are projected to reach 27,435 and 6,840, respectively, by December 1.
Arizona's Maricopa County has seen a large increase in deaths in June and July, county officials confirmed.
After a record spike of infections in the past month, Texas is now facing the deadly consequences of those numbers, with its death toll at 5,877.
The state saw a record 109 hospitalizations on Thursday, the highest number reported in a single day since the outbreak began.
A drop in U.S. virus fatalities reported on weekends and a surge reported Mondays and Tuesdays has been seen throughout the outbreak.
"And that's because of American innovation," White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said.
IHME Director Dr. Christopher Murray said he was concerned about Brazil showing "rapid increases despite having in place considerable social distancing mandates."
The IHME model suggests deaths will reach 200,000 by October 1 and predicts a second wave will start in September.
The Scandinavian country known for its light-touch approach to battling the pandemic reached 54,562 total coronavirus cases Wednesday. It is currently the second most-infected country per capita in the world.