Covid cases surge in US Deep South as people shun vaccine – BBC News

Covid cases are surging in the United States as the Delta variant spreads in what health professionals there are calling an “epidemic of the unvaccinated”.

There was an average of 113,000 cases per day in the US recently. But the sharp increase in hospitalisations and deaths is nearly all concentrated in southern states where vaccine take-up has been around half the national average.

Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by North America editor Jon Sopel in the state of Louisiana.

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