Coronavirus update: U.S. new cases jump 20% to record 121,200 in a single day; ‘We North Dakotans are in crisis,’ says doctor

  

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Via:  krishna  •  3 weeks ago  •  4 comments

By:   Ciara Linnane - MarketWatch

Coronavirus update: U.S. new cases jump 20% to record 121,200 in a single day; ‘We North Dakotans are in crisis,’ says doctor
13 states posted record case numbers on Thursday, including Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, Iowa, Oklahoma, Nebraska and North Dakota

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Just one day after the U.S. for the first time surpassed 100,000 new cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 in a single day, it set a fresh record that was 20% higher, straining hospitals in areas of the Midwest and South as they struggle to cope with an influx of patients.


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Krishna
1  seeder  Krishna    3 weeks ago

Just one day after the U.S. for the first time surpassed 100,000 new cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 in a single day, it set a fresh record that was 20% higher, straining hospitals in areas of the Midwest and South as they struggle to cope with an influx of patients.

 
 
 
Krishna
2  seeder  Krishna    3 weeks ago

The U.S. reported at least 121,200 new cases on Thursday and at least 1,108 people died. In the last week, the U.S. has averaged 96,231 cases a day, an increase of 54% over the average of two weeks ago.

 
 
 
Krishna
3  seeder  Krishna    3 weeks ago

North Dakota’s hospital system is at 90% capacity, according to the state health department. 

Dr. Jeffrey Sather, the chief of staff at Trinity Hospital in Minot, said Tuesday, “We North Dakotans are in crisis,” the Dickinson Press reported.

 
 
 
Krishna
4  seeder  Krishna    3 weeks ago

An Associated Press analysis of 376 counties with the highest number of new cases per capita, the overwhelming majority — 93% of those counties — voted for incumbent President Donald Trump, and most were areas with little compliance with public safety measures recommended by experts in place.

 
 
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