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World The United States fears an explosion in the number of Covid-19 cases

07:40  01 july  2020
07:40  01 july  2020 Source:   france24.com

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has passed 2.5 million. More than 125,000 Americans have died of Covid - 19 , the The result comes in municipal elections where amid persistent fears of coronavirus contagion, just over a third of voters had turned out by 5pm, three

Anthony Fauci lors d'une audition au Sénat le 30 juin 2020 à Washington. © Al Drago / Pool via REUTERS Anthony Fauci during a Senate hearing on June 30, 2020 in Washington.

The American health authorities fear up to 100,000 new cases of Covid-19 per day, while the number of deaths again exceeds 1,000 daily deaths. The situation is also worrying in Latin America and the Caribbean.

With 1,199 additional deaths from the new coronavirus in 24 hours, the daily balance of the United States is on the rise, according to the count published Tuesday June 30 by Johns-Hopkins University. This brings the total US death toll to 127,322 deaths.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a prominent member of the Presidential Coronavirus Crisis Cell, admitted that health officials "did not have total control" over the pandemic. "I would not be surprised if we reach 100,000 (new cases, note) a day if we do not reverse the trend," he added. Currently, 40,000 new cases are detected daily.

Trump cancels trip to New Jersey, but White House says it’s not related to coronavirus quarantine rule

  Trump cancels trip to New Jersey, but White House says it’s not related to coronavirus quarantine rule President Donald Trump canceled a planned trip to New Jersey, a decision the White House said was unrelated to a new order requiring visitors to the state to quarantine.Trump had been scheduled to fly in Air Force One on Friday afternoon to Morristown, New Jersey, and then planned to stay the weekend at his golf course in Bedminster.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has passed 2.5 million. More than 125,000 Americans have died of Covid - 19 , the The result comes in municipal elections where amid persistent fears of coronavirus contagion, just over a third of voters had turned out by 5pm, three

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has passed 2.5 million. More than 125,000 Americans have died of Covid - 19 , the The result comes in municipal elections where amid persistent fears of coronavirus contagion, just over a third of voters had turned out by 5pm, three

He testified, with three other doctors from major American health organizations, before the senators. All called on Americans, especially young people, to wear a mask and to respect physical distancing.

Trump angry at Beijing

For his part, Donald Trump once again castigated responsibility for China, the country from which the virus originated. "When I watch the pandemic spread its horrible face around the world, including the damage that has been done to the United States, I become more and more angry with China," he tweeted.

Witness to the worsening of the situation, New York State, which was for a long time the epicenter of the American epidemic but has seen the epidemic decline for several weeks, brought Tuesday to 16 the number of states whose visitors are subject to quarantine. Among them is California, which now has more than 220,000 cases.

The United States passes the 2.5 million cases of coronavirus

 The United States passes the 2.5 million cases of coronavirus The United States remains the country most affected by the pandemic, with 125,255 deaths, ahead of Brazil (57,070 deaths). © EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP People are waiting to be tested in New York on March 24, 2020. The United States passed the 2.5 million mark of coronavirus contamination on Saturday, according to the Johns Hopkins University count, while the pandemic seems out of control, particularly in the south of the country, already the worst hit in the world

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has passed 2.5 million. More than 125,000 Americans have died of Covid - 19 , the The result comes in municipal elections where amid persistent fears of coronavirus contagion, just over a third of voters had turned out by 5pm, three

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has passed 2.5 million. More than 125,000 Americans have died of Covid - 19 , the The result comes in municipal elections where amid persistent fears of coronavirus contagion, just over a third of voters had turned out by 5pm, three

In this context, the EU countries have decided to exclude the United States from a list of 15 countries whose nationals will be welcome again from Wednesday.

Globally, the pandemic, which has just crossed two symbolic thresholds - more than half a million dead and ten million cases - "is far from over" and even "accelerates", warned Monday the World Health Organization (WHO). According to a count by AFP from official sources, 506,818 deaths and 10.3 million cases were officially recorded Tuesday at 7 p.m. GMT. The number of deaths worldwide has doubled in just under two months (250,000 on May 5) and an additional 50,000 have been recorded in the past ten days.

Nearly 60,000 dead in Brazil

The health situation is also worrying in Latin America and the Caribbean, where the death toll could exceed 400,000 within three months (114,000 currently) if more stringent health measures are not taken in this region, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has passed 2.5 million. More than 125,000 Americans have died of Covid - 19 , the The result comes in municipal elections where amid persistent fears of coronavirus contagion, just over a third of voters had turned out by 5pm, three

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has passed 2.5 million. More than 125,000 Americans have died of Covid - 19 , the The result comes in municipal elections where amid persistent fears of coronavirus contagion, just over a third of voters had turned out by 5pm, three

Brazil is the first country in Latin America and the second most affected country in the world, with 1.4 million confirmed cases and 59,594 deaths, according to an official report published on Tuesday. In this country, President Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly challenged the containment measures taken by the governors of the Brazilian states. A judgment that forced the far-right president to wear a mask in public was overturned Tuesday by a Brazilian judge.

The epidemic seems to be starting again in China, where the WHO will send "next week" a team to determine the origin of the coronavirus which appeared there in December.

In the United Kingdom, the government has decided to reconfigure Leicester and its agglomeration, that is, more than 600,000 inhabitants, due to an outbreak of cases in this city in the center of England, the first to be imposed local restrictions. The city, which like the rest of England was preparing to reopen pubs, restaurants, cinemas and hair salons on Saturday, saw non-essential stores close on Tuesday, and most schools will close on Thursday.

The world of sport is getting a little more upset every day. The African Cup of Nations is postponed for a year and will take place in 2022 in Cameroon.

Despite the gravity of the situation, the UN Security Council is struggling to deliver a first resolution on the pandemic, at the risk of losing all credibility. After more than three months of blockages, France and Tunisia on Tuesday asked the Council to adopt a resolution calling for a cessation of hostilities to facilitate the fight against the coronavirus. The result of the vote, which will be in writing, is expected on Wednesday.

With AFP

Early coronavirus numbers for July are grim .
Half of Florida's 200,000 confirmed coronavirus cases were recorded just in the last two weeks.Ten states have already notched record single-day highs in the number of cases since the start of the month, according to the latest NBC News tally.

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