On Friday, there were more than 9 million coronavirus infections in the United States. The spread of the virus across the country exceeded the previous rate.
Data compiled by Johns Hopkins University shows that the United States added 1 million new Covid-19 cases in just 14 days after 8 million cases occurred across the country, and many states continue to report self-pandemics The highest number of daily cases since the beginning. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1 million new cases have been recorded.
Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He said the latest surge in cases appears to be caused by asymptomatic patients.
Redfield told SiriusXM Doctor Radio Reports on Friday. That the “silent epidemic” of asymptomatic Covid-19 infection is “moving among people aged 12 to 30” before turning to the elderly.
He said: “This is what is driving the expansion that we’re seeing in the outbreak across the country right now.”
The spread of coronavirus in the United States
With new cases reported every day, the United States is working hard to control the virus. The gray bars indicate the number of new cases reported each day. The red dotted line represents the 7-day moving average.
States continue to break daily record of case counts
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced 2,089 cases on Friday, the highest single-day total in the state since May.
Murphy told CNN on Friday that he attributed the increase in cases to cold, “fatigue” and indoor private gatherings.
South Dakota reported the highest daily record of Covid-19 cases on Friday, with 1,389 new cases.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the 43 states reported new Covid-19 cases last week increased by at least 10% from the previous week. Two countries, Oklahoma and Louisiana, reported a decline of 10% or more.
The Washington State Department of Health said more than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Washington on Friday. This is the first time the state has had more than 1,000 positive tests in one day since mid-July.
The department said in a statement: “”In today’s numbers, we see more evidence that the surge isn’t coming — it’s here.”
On Friday, New Mexico reported more than 1,000 cases for the second day in a row. The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the state exceeded 1,000. New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said this was “Unbelievable tragedy”.
“I plead with New Mexicans: Take this virus seriously. Don’t wait for the illness and death it delivers to arrive on your doorstep, within your family, to take the precautions we know work. Recommit to the mindset we all had in March and April and May: No errand is worth your life, no visit with friends and family is worth their lives.” “Please, fight through the impulse to surrender to the virus, to fatigue, to whatever it might be.”
Illinois reported a daily high of new cases for the second time in a week, which was 6,363 on Thursday.
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the current total number of cases in the state is 395,458. Governor J.B. Pritzker and IDPH announced that Zone 3 will enter Covid-19 mitigation measures.
Due to the high average positive rate, 9 of the 11 regions of the state will now be under recovery measures.
Minnesota, North Dakota and Ohio also announced the highest daily Covid-19 totals on Thursday, with 2,872, 1,222 and 3,590 new positive cases respectively.
Higher Covid-19 rate after Trump campaign rally
CNN’s investigation of 17 Trump campaign rallies found that there was an increase in the rate of new Covid-19 cases in 14 counties in the host country one month after the rally.
The 17 rallies took place between August 17 and September 26. CNN assessed the daily rate of new cases per 100,000 residents four weeks before the rally, the date of the rally, and four weeks after the rally (at the county and state levels).
Of the 14 boarding counties where the infection rate rose, 8 had a drop in infection rate one month before the rally. In the previous month, the infection rate in the other six counties had risen.