About 30,000 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Friday in the United States, the largest number of daily infections recorded since May 1. according to compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
New cases across the country are growing faster than ever, especially in the states in the south, west and midwest. Officials warn that some groups of infections are evident among young people who crowd in bars and at parties.
Arizona, Florida, California, Nevada and South Carolina reported a record one-day increase in the number of COVID-19 infections on Friday. And in Florida on Saturday, 4,049 new cases were registered, which broke the next one-day record in the state for the third day in a row.
Virus resurgence in the US occurs after states reopen their economies after months of blockages and people return to normal activities, some of which do not follow the guidelines for social distance and do not wear masks to curb the spread of the virus.
New daily cases in the US seemed to decline during May to early June, but intensified when the states reopened.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention According to forecasts, by July 11, the total number of registered deaths from COVID-19 will be from 129,000 to 145,000.
Since the outbreak began, more than 2.2 million people in the United States have been infected with coronavirus, and at least 119,000 have died.
The CDC has also expanded its list of states where coronavirus-related deaths are expected to accelerate over the next four weeks over the past four weeks, which includes Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina and Utah. .
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, people gathered for President Donald Trump’s Saturday party for healthcare officials as the state has seen a steady increase in cases. The pictures show a lot of participants without masks, which are not needed at the rally.
Six Trump campaign team members who worked on the Tulsa Rally tested positive for coronavirus, according to a presidential campaign statement.
There are no FDA approved drugs for treating coronavirus. National Institutes of Health said on Saturday that it had stopped clinical trials of the drug malaria hydroxychloroquine for treating patients with COVID-19, saying it was of no benefit.