Every California and Florida — the 2 states with the ideal different of coronavirus cases in the nation — position contemporary records for single-day coronavirus deaths on Wednesday. The heartbreaking milestones come because the U.S. surpasses 150,000 deaths from the virus.
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday acknowledged 197 folks in the grunt died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, the grunt’s top seemingly in a single day. The grunt also reported 8,755 contemporary drag cases.
In accordance with Johns Hopkins University, California has the ideal different of confirmed cases in the U.S., with now not now not up to 473,785. If California were its absorb nation, it would have the fifth-top seemingly different of cases on the attend of most efficient the U.S., Brazil, India and Russia.
“Please — WEAR A MASK,” Newsom tweeted.
Florida’s Department of Health confirmed Wednesday that 216 folks died from the virus on Tuesday, a brand contemporary single-day speak for the grunt ultimate at some point soon after atmosphere its outdated speak of 186 contemporary deaths. An additional 9,448 folks tested drag for COVID-19, bringing the grunt’s full to now not now not up to 451,423 confirmed cases.
The Sunshine Enlighten surpassed Contemporary York — a aged hot position that reported six contemporary COVID-19 fatalities Wednesday — in full confirmed cases Saturday. Many ICUs across the grunt are at or nearing capacity.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management announced Wednesday that every person grunt-speed COVID-19 sorting out web sites can be closed Friday through Tuesday attributable to the incoming tropical storm, CBS affiliate WCTV experiences.
Arkansas, Montana and Oregon also reported speak excessive single-day deaths on Wednesday. Nearly half of of all states are now half of the authorities’s so-known as “red zone” attributable to surges, which disproportionately have an impact on communities of coloration.
Debates over cowl mandates and school reopenings proceed to rage across the nation. President Trump has pushed for reopening, telling CBS News’ Catherine Herridge earlier in July that colleges are making a “repulsive decision” if they mediate to proceed with distance discovering out in the autumn.
The enviornment’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine survey is now underway, with the first of 30,000 deliberate volunteers serving to to verify photos created by the U.S. authorities — one of numerous candidates in the closing stretch of the worldwide vaccine shuffle.