The number of new cases in the United States soared by 80% in two weeks, and the number of cases diagnosed in June in the 14 states more than doubled

The number of confirmed cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in more than 14 states in the United States in June has more than doubled, including California, Florida and Texas.

According to Reuters analysis, Arizona The number of confirmed cases increased the most last month, reaching 294%; followed by South Carolina, which reached 200%, and Arkansas ranked third with 179%.

In addition, the number of confirmed cases in Alabama, Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Utah has more than doubled.

On the other hand, the number of new cases in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey all remained below 10% in June. New York, which was once a "severely hit area" in the United States, after strict "closing the city" and implementing social control measures, its new cases in June were only about 6%, the lowest level in the country.

From a nationwide perspective, the number of confirmed cases and deaths in the United States rose by 46% and 21%, respectively, in June. However, there are still some states that have not reported data on the last day of June (June 30).

Fauci warned that the recovery in the south and west put the United States "at risk", and new cases in the United States hit a record high.

For most of the pandemic, more than 47,000 coronavirus cases were announced in the United States on Tuesday. Officials from eight states including Alaska, Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas also announced single-day highs.

On the occasion of this record, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the largest infectious disease expert in the United States, testified in Congress on Tuesday that if the current outbreak is not controlled, the new daily rate of coronavirus infection may be It will more than double to 100,000. He warned that the spread of the virus in the South and West "puts the entire country at risk."

Tuesday is the fourth time in the US that a new single-day case record is released.

According to the New York Times database, the number of new cases in the United States has soared by 80% in the past two weeks.

Vice President Mike Pence plans to travel to Arizona on Wednesday. On this day, more than 4,600 new viruses have been announced, which is by far the most day. California has announced more than 7,800 new cases, and Texas has announced more than 6,800.

Source: 澎湃新闻

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