Another record day in new coronavirus infections

Harvard researchers are warning that at least five states with severe outbreaks of the virus should shut down immediately. ABC News' Megan Tevrizian reports.
2:31 | 07/10/20

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This Maureen the nation's top doctor admitting the US is not winning the fight against cove in nineteen as a country. When you compare us to other conscience. I don't think you can say we're doing great. And it would it would just not doctor Anthony -- cheek calling out states that reopened to quickly on 538 podcast there's sometimes. When it despite the the guidelines. And the recommendations. Are open up cheerfully and prudently. Some states give don't widows and just opened up too quickly. Florida now reporting ET youngest scolded nineteen death yet an eleven year old girl. It's among ten states seen record hospitalizations. The sunshine stayed up nearly 14100%. Since reopening. Arizona. 800 in 58%. South Carolina up 999%. The last three weeks it's been an explosion no question about that in Texas hit a record number of deaths on Thursday. Now average Jeanne at one death every fifteen minutes. Many of these states reopened mean early today there's a new executive order that will limit indoor dining. To less than 50%. Occupancy. In Arizona the State's plans to reopen schools and the fall still up in the air. I couldn't imagine sending kids practice. To school alive and in person. In the situation or were experiencing right now. This comes as universities across the country make drastic changes to get students back on campus. The University of Central Florida in Orlando is installing over a Porter mile worth of Plexiglas. But now some fraternities and sororities are under fire. After an outbreak was traced back to a series of parties at UC Berkeley and a lot of people who had sent it gotten sick. The CDC now warning. That bars and parties are particularly dangerous. Let's not T going to bars right now it's just not a time for us to do that still there are stories of resilience in Illinois you Lee Diaz and her family celebrating homecoming and a belated birthday. After the 23 year old spec 54 days in the hospital. And one point events and there was a 7% of my day and I only got thirty. So it is really scary I know from the floor Allen on a lot of people that'd make it out California perfumed. And now we're New York City is big any all largely thanks. Through September.

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