The United States has had the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since July, with more than 69,000 new cases reported nationwide last Friday.
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In Wisconsin, one out of every four coronavirus tests returns positive. Michael George reported in “CBS This Morning: Saturday” that people are being asked to avoid gatherings, even political gatherings.
Dr. Bob Friedland, along with other Wisconsin doctors, stepped up on Friday to urge the cancellation of the state’s President Trump’s rally on Saturday night.
He said: “President Trump’s rallies endanger public health. They have become a platform for him to spread medical false information.”
Wisconsin is one of at least seven states that have recorded infection records in the past two days, and the reason for the increase in the number of cases is unknown.
Andrea Palm, secretary general of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, said: “Retirement parties, birthday parties, baby showers, weddings, all these things.”
In Kansas City, eight regional hospitals had to refuse patients this week.
At the same time, on Friday, New Mexico recorded a record-breaking day of cases and hospitalizations for the second consecutive day.
New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham said: “We have not succeeded in fighting this virus.” “This is the worst emergency facing New Mexico.”
In California, the Attractions and Parks Association is petitioning to open Disneyland. But the governor did not waver.
Governor Gavin Newsom (Gavin Newsom) said: “We will not see any larger theme parks open in the near future until we see more stability.”
In Salem, Massachusetts, the usual promotion of Halloween has been postponed.
The mayor of the city, Kim Driscoll, said: “This is not the year to come to Salem.”
The pandemic is nearly eight months old, 8 million COVID-19 cases There are reports across the country. In the face of a deteriorating crisis, there is still no unified response to what to do.
Regarding one of the main voices of the epidemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci favors public health measures rather than national lockdowns. He told “60 Minutes” In a report aired on Sunday, to advocate a national lockdown, things must become “very, very bad.”
He said: “First of all, the country is tired of restrictions. Therefore, we need to take public health measures, not to hinder economic opening, but to become a safe passage to economic opening.”
Earlier this week, he told Norah O’Donnell, the anchor and executive editor of CBS Evening News, that he thinks we will know whether there is a safe and effective one before November or December. Candidate vaccine. When asked when the vaccine will be available to most Americans, he estimated that the vaccine “is likely to be within the first quarter of 2021, such as April 2021” — if all vaccines currently in clinical trials can solve.