The number of coronavirus cases answered to date in the United States beat 5 million on Sunday, implying that in excess of a million cases have been accounted for in the past 17 days alone.
— Reuters U.S. News (@ReutersUS) August 8, 2020
The count has multiplied since late June and now accounts for around a fourth of all cases announced worldwide.
- More than 97,000 U.S. children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, as indicated by information from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. That number represents in excess of a fourth of the all outnumber of children diagnosed across the nation since March.
- Epidemiologist and Health Economist on Eric Feigl-Ding wrote on Twitter stating the trends of Covid19 in the US are worrisome and needed to take into consolidated consideration.
Worrisome—At least 97,000 children in US have tested positive for the coronavirus the last two weeks of July alone.
At least 338,000 children have been infected since the pandemic began ➡️ meaning more than a quarter have been infected in just 2 weeks. https://t.co/MpstGBocFM
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) August 10, 2020
- California’s director of general health unexpectedly resigned Sunday night, seven days after the state declared that a blunder with its electronic lab revealing system caused an undercount in newly detailed coronavirus cases.
- Six students and three teachers at Georgia’s North Paulding High School, where viral photos showed hallways pressed with maskless students, have tested positive for the coronavirus. The school is briefly coming back to virtual instruction.
- Top Democrats censured President Trump’s leader actions on Sunday, saying that his attempts at giving financial alleviation were probably not going to support numerous Americans. Albeit White House officials contend that the orders were the best way to go around gridlock in Congress, some state officials and business leaders have expressed doubts about whether they will be viable.
- Two countries proclaimed as good examples right off the bat in the pandemic stamped vastly various milestones throughout the end of the week. While New Zealand reported its 100th day without network transmission, Australia grieved a record everyday loss of life, following quite a while of rising case numbers there.
- “This week we’ll arrive at 20 million registered cases of COVID-19 and 750 thousand deaths,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World Health Organization, said at a news meeting Monday. “Behind these statistics is a lot of agony and suffering.”
- The US tops the chart of Coronavirus Deaths as shown by ‘The Spectator Index’ is quite alarming and distressed.
Most coronavirus deaths.
South Africa: 10,408
— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) August 10, 2020