The total number of cases registered in the country since the start of the pandemic is now more than 3, 11 Millions. The new high comes as many states set records in infection rates and hospitalizations and 33 states saw an increase in new cases reported compared to last week.
Disney resorts in the state are starting to reopen, beginning with the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. California and Texas also each reported a record one-day increase in deaths. "There's really a public health crisis we are paying by not having these schools open and I think we really need to get that balance". It has been closed since March.
And though the American Academy of Pediatrics ultimately wants students to be back in school, Florida's statewide mandate to reopen schools goes against its recommendations, President Dr. Sally Goza said in an interview Wednesday morning on NPR. But if the virus is being brought under control, then the percentage of positive results relative to the total number of tests should be coming down.
With California, Florida and Texas recently breaking records, hopes are fading for an economic rival and USA stocks closed down about one per cent as investors worry another lockdown will cripple businesses.
In the southern part of Texas, Brooks County officials announced that people who test positive for COVID-19 and don't self-quarantine can be arrested, according to ABC affiliate KIII in Corpus Christi.
But the rise in infections has pushed some medical institutions beyond capacity.
"If you project this out over the next three weeks, we can't handle it", he said.
New Orleans residents on Wednesday were turned away from a free testing site for a third consecutive day after it reached its daily allotment of tests.
The rise in infections weighed on the stock market with the Dow and S&P 500 ending down about 1% on investor fears that state and local leaders could order new lockdowns. "I will miss my teammates and will be cheering them throughout the season and on to a World Series victory."He said he plans to play next season.Price was expected to be one of the team's top pitchers, combing with Clayton Kershaw and Walker Buehler to form an impressive top-3 in the rotation".
Stephanie Porta, 41, a lifelong resident of Orlando, Florida, said only about half the people at her grocery store wore masks but that was an improvement from two weeks ago. "It's keeping people who need tests from getting tests".