Sad high-water mark in Florida: So many infections on a day like no other Federal state

Florida has registered on Sunday so many new Coronavirus-infections like no other American state. The local statistics authority, according to 15.299 people hav

Sad high-water mark in Florida: So many infections on a day like no other Federal state

Florida has registered on Sunday so many new Coronavirus-infections like no other American state. The local statistics authority, according to 15.299 people have been tested positive, significantly more than the previous records in California and New York four days ago, respectively on 15. April. So a week has ended for Florida full of sad highs. The total number of cases in the state in the South America amounted to nearly 270,000. This week alone 514 Diseased, 45, died on Sunday.

Florida was lifted in may and June, many of the restrictions on businesses, in order to get the economy going again. The number of virus tests, has now increased significantly, but the proportion of positive results is increasing even faster. Were in June, less than five percent of the virus tests positive in last week's daily average of more than 19 percent.

Despite the rising Rates, Governor Ron DeSantis insists that the schools will open again in August. He argues that it is not proved that in the rural districts, in which schools are already back to normal teaching, children can play in the spread of the pandemic a role. "The Corona-risk students is, fortunately, unimaginably small," he said.

health experts are worried because the Republicans want to hold their nominating Convention for President Donald Trump in August in Florida. They warn that the Virus is spread in large crowds of people quickly. Despite the increase in the case of the amusement Park "Walt Disney World opened in Florida" on Saturday its doors again for visitors. At the entrance of the body will be measured, temperature and distance and hygiene rules should be adhered to.

Trump is in spite of increasing Numbers of more optimistic

America most of the new infections reported on Friday since the beginning of the pandemic in a day. According to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) was the number of registered Infections at a record value of 66.627. On Saturday, the number declined, therefore, to 61.325. Overall, the number of new Infections in the country with approximately 330 million inhabitants has increased since the middle of June, in the Wake of the easing of Corona requirements significantly. Since the beginning of the pandemic, researchers at the JHU recorded a total of more than 3.2 million infections with the Coronavirus. More than 134,000 of people died. The daily numbers of recorded deaths is still lower than the peak of the crisis, but has increased again. On Saturday, the JHU-statistics registered 685 Dead.

Despite the rising infection numbers was Trump optimistic. In the Sunday broadcast show, "Full Court Press," he said, although there is some Federal States, such as Florida and California, which had suddenly became "hot". Many other States look good. "We will very soon be in very good shape," said Trump. According to the JHU-statistics, the number of new infections is now increasing in most of the 50 States, however.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 17:19

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