An astonishing increase was reported in 36 states, including Florida, which some experts have warned could be the next focus.
Florida reported 9,585 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, a one-day record since the start of the pandemic. The number rivals that of New York’s top in everyday cases in early April.
But scary numbers could just be the tip of the iceberg: A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that the total number of coronavirus infections in the United States could actually be six to 24 times higher than , what was mentioned.
Where new cases are growing
The 36 states that have seen an increase in cases include Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kaneishisuki, Minnesota, Louisiana, Me. Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The cases are stable for hiking in Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Virtue.
The states paused to reopen
At least 12 states have halted or suspended their plans to reopen in hopes of reducing the spread of the virus.
Washington Governor Jay Insel announced on Saturday that he was pressing the stop button on the plan to restart the state due to growing cases. Some counties were preparing to enter the fourth phase of the reopening, “which would essentially not mean restrictions,” the governor’s office said in a statement.
“Phase 4 would mean a return to normal activity and we cannot do it now,” the statement said. “This is an evolving situation and we will continue to make decisions based on the data.”
“I urge all Texas to play their part in slowing down the spread of Covid-19 by wearing a mask, washing their hands regularly and socially away from others. The more we follow all these guidelines, the safer our state will be.” and more we can open Texas for business. “
The governor of Arizona also announced that the opening of the state is on hold as a result of a large increase in cases.
Thanks for the new teams
“There’s a sense that a lot of young people are good at being young, so you feel a little bit more invincible, but, with respect, that can often be a selfish mentality,” Newsom said.
In Florida, DeSantis said that while the average age for those infected with the virus in March was in the 1960s, in the last two to three weeks it has dropped in humans in the early 1930s.
The governor urged younger groups to be vigilant, saying that while they may not be at risk for serious complications, they could spread the virus to someone who is. Community transmission, he said, “is led by this group aged 18 to 35.”
CNN’s Melissa Alonso, Andy Rose, Artemis Moshtaghian, Kristina Sgueglia, Gisela Crespo and Michael Nedelman contributed to the report.