The U.S. on Wednesday reported its highest single-day jump in new COVID-19 cases as it saw more than 50,000 new cases confirmed across the country.
New infections were rising in 37 out of 50 USA states in the past 14 days compared with the two weeks prior, according to a Reuters analysis.
New infections rose in 37 out of 50 USA states in the past 14 days compared with the two weeks prior in early June, according to a Reuters analysis. Florida recorded more than 6,500 new cases and counties in South Florida were closing beaches to fend off large July Fourth crowds that could further spread the virus.
Florida's Department of Health reported that 16.58 percent of those who tested for the virus received a positive result.
"I think we are going to be very good with the coronavirus", he told Fox Business.
Previously on Thursday, Kansas essential confront coverings following a 46% spike in bacterial infections there last 7 days.
But the most recent batch of substantial-frequency knowledge assembled by Federal Reserve officials, economists and non-public companies implies financial exercise stalled in current days throughout new clamp-downs.
In South Africa on Thursday, authorities reported 8,124 new cases, a new daily record. India has reported almost 100,000 new cases in the past four days alone. But the data was collected during the second week of June, before many states began to backtrack on restarting their economies.
Several Northeastern states have seen new infections slow down significantly, including New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Jersey, which allowed its Atlantic City casinos to reopen Thursday, though with no smoking, drinking or eating.
Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom announced seven new cases of COVID-19 in Hopkins County on on Thursday, July 2nd.
Other states, like Colorado, a major summer destination where increases in infections have been less dramatic, are keeping a close eye on their neighbours.
"In the past couple of weeks, there has been a swift and substantial spike in coronavirus instances", Abbott reported in a videotaped concept. Globally there have been 10.7 million coronavirus cases and more than 516,000 dead, according to Johns Hopkins' count.
The U.S. continues to lead the world, with a case tally of 2.69 million and death toll of 128,062. In Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards has said that the rise in cases is "more than can be fairly attributed to the growth in testing", especially since hospitalizations have risen steeply alongside case counts. The country has the most cases in Africa with more than 159,000, as it loosens what had been one of the world's strictest lockdowns.