“More testing does in fact turn over the case. However … if widespread testing was the entire reason for the increase in cases, you expect to see the proportion of tests positive for down or at least remain stable. We do not see that, ” said Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, a specialist in internal medicine at the California Pacific Medical Center.
“This has nothing to do with more tests, and everything to do with the behavior,” she said. “We need to talk to people about following the guidelines, wearing masks, avoiding crowds, staying home if possible and washing their hands. “
The CDC has so far been the achievement of a scientific journal on the subject, and a high official with knowledge of the review said that researchers are studying the weather masks are not only ” good command of the source — and you cannot give them to others -, but we are also to see if the masks are going to protect you from getting (Covid-19) of yourself. “
States with an increase in the number of cases
The 23 states are seeing a rise in new cases reported compared to the previous week, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Delaware and Hawaii.
In California, the number of people hospitalized with coronavirus is at the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. Across the state, 3,574 people were hospitalized Saturday. The state also reported the most new cases in a single day — 4,515 — since the pandemic starting, according to data from the state health department.
The california Prop. Gavin Newsom announced last week that the residents were required to wear a face covering in “high-risk” settings, including within the public space, public transport or any need of medical care.
In Texas, one of the first states to push forward with the reopening, the mayor said he wished the state reopened more slowly while following coronavirus restrictions.
“When the governor began to reopen, I wish he had done it a little slowly so that we could have seen the numbers in each of the phases before we moved on to the next phase,” Austin Mayor Steve Adler, said on Sunday evening.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott insists there is no cause for concern and has rejected a request from several mayors of the cities, which would require masks in their cities.
“By ensuring that cites could not apply masks, he sent the message to our community that maybe this thing was on,” Adler said.
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The states fate
During this time, ten states are trekking constant of new cases compared to last week: Oregon, New Mexico, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Arkansas, and Virginia.
And 17 states reported a decrease in the number of new cases. They are South Dakota, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Alaska, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Maryland.
In the City of New York, the officials say they are on the right track for the second phase of reopening, which will begin Monday.
In a press release, the governor said the state continues to be “on the right track towards a victory for the virus,” noting that the state saw less than 1% rate of positivity for the virus in tests on Saturday.
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The groups of young people testing positive for the coronavirus
In the South, some officials are raising alarm about an increased number of young people testing positive for the virus.
In Mississippi, where a health worker adherence to social distance in the last few weeks ” massively disappointing “, officials have attributed the clusters of new cases of fraternity rush parties.
In Texas, the governor said last week, people under 30 years of age composed of a majority of the new cases of coronavirus in several counties. He said that the increase in young people infected may be related to the memorial Day parties, visits to bars or other gatherings.
And in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Saturday the cases are “moving in a radical direction” towards people in their 20s and 30s.
These younger groups, he says, are most often asymptomatic and do not require clinical attention.
Experts have raised concerns about Florida is the escalation of the case, saying the state could become the next US coronavirus epicenter. On Saturday, Florida has a reported 4 049 new cases, the most reported in a single day.
CNN’s Nick Valencia, Mitchell McCluskey, Sheena Jones, Evan Simko-Bednarski and Jon Passantino contributed to this report.