COVID-19 cases spike to highest levels since July

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As COVID-19 cases increase, concern grows about what the upcoming winter season might bring

The numbers on the coronavirus pandemic are trending in the wrong direction on the eve of flu season, health experts say. According to USA Today, COVID-19 infections are at their highest rate since July.

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In the spring, new cases were surging at a rate of almost 32,000 cases in a seven-day period, says the outlet. Then in July, they reached an apex of 67,000, declining to 34,000 in September. Now, the cases are ticking up again with more than 373,000 reported just last week, an increase of 46,000 over the previous week.

As reported by theGrio, now that Americans are trying to return to a semblance of normal life, sports leagues and colleges have contended with significant outbreaks, and some regions of the country are also experiencing major spikes. According to USA Today, 14 states set records in new cases in one week and two states set records for their rate of coronavirus deaths.

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 23: Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH,…



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