United States: At least 123,369 people have died and more than 2,417,295 cases have been confirmed in all 50 states as COVID-19 spreads across the country
Healthcare professionals are battling the outbreak of COVID-19, a global pandemic that first emerged in Wuhan, China and has now infected more than 9.3 million people worldwide, and has taken the lives of over 478,000. In the US, hot spots continue to remain severe in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Arizona, Florida, Michigan and Illinois.
Illinois schools to resume in-person classes in the fall
Tucson post ones 4th of July fireworks due to case spike
Officials say 50% of new cases in Tennessee are due to community spread
Texas childrens hospital is admitting adult patients due to spike in Houston
Masks now mandatory in Palm Beach County, FL
New Jersey reporting increase in cases for people under 30
California reports another record high recording over 5,000 cases
Arizona recording record high cases
Syracuse University cancels study abroad for the fall semester
Rising hot spots in the US (June 23rd, 2020 3:00PM PST)
Texas: 3,947, 25 new deaths
Arizona: 3,593, 42 new deaths
Florida: 3,286, 80 new deaths
California: 2,830, 28 new deaths
Georgia: 1,750, 40 new deaths
Louisiana: 1,474, 75 new deaths
South Carolina: 912, 14 new deaths
North Carolina: 835, 19 new deaths
Tennessee: 750, 11 new deaths
New York: 660, 46 new deaths
Older adults appear to be twice as likely to have serious #COVID19 illness. Take everyday precautions to reduce your risk of exposure: •Avoid close contact with people who are sick •Wash your hands often •Avoid touching your face, nose & eyeshttps://t.co/K8q30LYLiEpic.twitter.com/csEUNDYaNf
Level 3 Travel Health Notice: The CDC recommends that travelers avoid nonessential travel to the following destinations. Most foreign nationals who have been in one of these countries in the previous 14 days will not be allowed to enter the United States
Most European countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City)
United Kingdom and Ireland
CDC recommends passengers avoid all non essential international travel
Essential travel outside your local area allowed for medical or home care and jobs that are considered essential service
“Within 2 weeks of the first #COVID19 cases being reported to WHO, the 🌍 knew the genetic sequence of this virus.
The first diagnostics followed within days.
We already have early results from some trials of therapeutics.
And several vaccines are now in human trials”-@DrTedros
We have a simple message for all countries fighting #COVID19: test, test, test.
The most effective way to prevent #coronavirus infections and save lives is breaking the chains of transmission. And to do that, you must test and isolate. https://t.co/cOOs5wMCZE