New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have asked the people from States where cases of the virus increased isolation for 14 days.
Phil Murphy, of New Jersey, stated that the inhabitants of the three States had “gone through hell and back” and did not want a “new series” of viral infections.
Some States in the south and the west reported a record number of cases.
The University of Washington provides 180 000 deaths in the United States by October – or 146 000 if 95% of Americans wear masks.
Up to now, the United States recorded more than 2.3 million cases of the virus and more than 121 000 deaths.
Health officials say that the coming weeks will be crucial in order to stem the epidemics.
On Tuesday, the leading american expert in infectious disease, Dr. Anthony Fauci, told lawmakers that there was “a wave worrisome for infection” and “spread increased community” in many States in the south and the west.
He told the Americans to take measures of social distancing, saying, ” Plan A, don’t go into the crowd. Plan B, if you do, make sure you wear a mask. “
What countries are subject to quarantine?
Currently, these States are Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Utah, stated to journalists the governor of the State of New York, Andrew Cuomo.
The people from these States – including residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut – will be quarantined upon their arrival for 14 days.
Any person found guilty of the quarantine could be subject to fines of $ 1,000 (800 £) up to $ 5,000 for repeated violations, said Mr. Cuomo. He added that the american States would be added to or removed from the quarantine list according to the number of new cases per 100 000 persons in or in the rate of positive tests.
“This is a smart thing to do,” said the governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy.
“We have taken our people, we have three of these three states, through hell and back, and the last thing we need to do now is to submit our people to another tower. “
What u.s. States to see cases increase?
The total number of infections in the United States has increased by a quarter last week, with 10 States reporting an increase of more than 50% of the cases, according to the Reuters news agency.
Wednesday California has reported a record number of 7 149 new confirmed cases, bringing the total in the State to 190 222 cases, officials said. Governor Gavin Newsom has declared that the State had made over a million tests in the past two weeks, including approximately 5% were positive. Mr. Newsom has made it mandatory to wear a face mask in public.
Florida also reported a record daily 5 508 new infections. It brings the total number of confirmed infections in Florida, 109 014, with 3 281 deaths. In the absence of a requirement to mask the scale of the State, several cities and villages have issued their own orders requiring masks in public.
Arizona Wednesday, 1795 new infections were reported, a decrease compared to the record number of 3600 new infections on Tuesday, when the president, Trump has organised an election rally in the city of Phoenix.
During the event, Mr. Trump – who was not wearing a mask – has insisted on the fact that the “scourge” coronavirus “was going” and has again called the virus ” the flu kung “, such as the White House denies being a racist term.
Officials in Arizona warn that more than 80% of hospital beds are currently used, and that the health system could be overloaded in the next few days or weeks.
Texas Wednesday also reported a new record number of 5 551 confirmed cases per day. The State has seen an increasing number of persons to be admitted to the hospital, and a hospital for children in Houston has begun to admit adult patients with virus.
The children’s Hospital of Texas has urged the public to ” take responsible measures – practice social distancing, proper, wear a mask or covers the face every time you leave your home “.
Arizona and Texas were among the States that have raised very early on, the restrictions concerning the coronavirus. Texas has temporarily revoked the liquor licenses of several companies who broke the rules of social distancing.
On Tuesday, the governor of Washington The state, Jay Inslee, has directed all residents to wear masks in public after the confirmed infections have increased by over a third in the previous week.
“It’s about saving lives. It is to reopen our businesses. And this is to show respect and respect towards each other, ” said Mr. Inslee.
Several States and cities of the United States have asked residents to wear a cover face.
South carolina, Utah, Mississippi and Louisiana have also seen an increase in the workload and some of the governors have said they might be forced to announce new measures lock.
The european Union is considering to prohibit american citizens from entering the block because she is considering how to re-open its external borders.