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Positive COVID-19 cases in Florida spiked by 50% in just the last week

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A treatment tent is seen outside the emergency department at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne.
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More than 110,000 positive COVID-19 cases were recorded in Florida in the past week, state data shows.
That figure represents a spike of more than 50% compared to the last week.
The surges have become so drastic that one out of every five cases in the US now comes from Florida.
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The US reported 122,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday - the highest single-day spike since February

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Jamie McDonough, RN, gives instructions to a COVID-19 patient in the COVID ICU at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, CA on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.
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The US reported more than 122,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to data analyzed by The New York Times .
The figure is the highest since February and comes amid the spread of the more contagious Delta variant.
The CDC last week said vaccinated people should mask up in areas with high levels of the disease.
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Jiangsu records 19 new locally transmitted confirmed cases

Jiangsu records 19 new locally transmitted confirmed cases

1 month ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

East China's Jiangsu province reported 19 new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to the provincial health commission on Saturday morning. Nanjing, the provincial capital, recorded six locally transmitted cases on Friday. A total of 190 local confirmed cases, including eight in serious condition, have been reported since July 20. Yangzhou, a popular tourist city in Jiangsu, reported 10 locally transmitted cases, while Huai'an registered two and Suqian one on Friday. Yangzhou has suspended all the passenger flights at the Yangzhou-Taizhou International Airport...
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Chinese mainland reports 30 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 30 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

1 month ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 30 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Saturday. Of the locally transmitted cases, 19 were reported in Jiangsu, six in Hunan, two in Chongqing, and one each in Liaoning, Fujian and Sichuan, according to the commission. Also reported were 25 new imported cases, of which nine were reported in Yunnan, eight in Shanghai, three in Tianjin, two each in Zhejiang and Fujian, and one in Guangdong. One new suspected case was reported in Shanghai, arriving from outside the mainland, while no deaths...
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328 locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases reported in July

328 locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases reported in July

1 month ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

China has reported 328 locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases this month, close to the total number of cases in the past five months, Mi Feng, spokesman for the National Health Commission, said on Saturday. Fourteen provincial regions have reported locally-transmitted, confirmed or asymptomatic cases, he said. The Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council has sent work groups led by the commission and the National Administration of Disease Prevention and Control to Nanjing in East China's Jiangsu province and Zhang Jiajie in Central China's Hunan province to guide local...
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