New US coronavirus cases fall under 50000

Clay Curtis
July 8, 2020

Crowds approached the shores of Virginia Beach on Saturday, even after the city canceled its display of holiday fireworks to "help keep Virginia Beach safe in the face of a coronavirus pandemic".

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, saw similar scenes when practitioners opted to celebrate Saturday by the water.

Restaurants also were targeted for a weekend crackdown on coronavirus enforcement in California, where hospitalizations for COVID-19 have jumped 50 per cent over the past two weeks and the state capitol building in Sacramento was temporarily closed for deep cleaning.

In the meantime, in California, exactly where numerous beach locations in the southern portion of the state shut for the holiday getaway weekend, the beach crowds in San Diego were being reminiscent of years earlier. CNN affiliation KSWB reported many who did not maintain social distance or wear masks.

"It definitely looks pretty organized with a lot of people for July 4th", said Marine Safety Lieutenant Rich Stropky.

Crowds gathered in other parts of the country to continue protests that have been going on in the US for more than a month. A witness in Baltimore said at least 300 people gathered before knocking around a Christopher Columbus statue and throwing it into the water. In New York, additional than 1,000 demonstrators marched on Brooklyn Bridge as part of the Unite New York Fourth of July Rally & March, police said. Tables on the White Dwelling South Lawn ended up relatively spaced, with about six chairs per desk.

And while people were trying to beat the July heat, many were gathering in shady parts of the space, not distancing themselves at all.

The a whole reported about 52,300 new cases of the virus on Thursday.

Other states with over 100,000 cases include California, Florida, Texas, New Jersey, Illinois and MA, the CSSE data showed.

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Conditions are continuous in 13 states: Arkansas, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming.

Florida set an all-time record of most corona virus cases on one Saturday, with a total of 11,458 new cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The condition has now surpassed New York's former one-working day significant of 11,434, which was recorded in mid-April.

As the number of coronavirus related deaths across the country stood at a total of 129,476, the CSSE said.

Despite the rapid increase in cases and warnings from officials that Florida may be the nation's new epicenter, the governor has said he does not plan to return to the reopening measures.

In Texas, there have been 8,258 new situations of Covid-19, according to the hottest data introduced by the Texas Office of State Overall health Solutions (DSHS). This shows the second highest number of cases reported from the state in one day. Alabama this week also set a record for infections reported in a day.

Hospitals in at least two Texas counties have shrunk to their maximum capacities.

"Local hospitals and hospitals are in full force and no longer have beds available. I urge all of our residents to make sure you shelter-in-put, put on experience coverings, observe social distancing and Prevent GATHERINGS", Judge Eloy Vera stated.

In Hidalgo County, Judge Richard Cortez questioned people to shelter-in-place and "only call 911 if unquestionably needed".

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