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These 4 States Saw Record COVID Spikes This Weekend

Best Life Logo By Allie Hogan of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: As many Americans turn their eyes toward the White House officials infected with COVID, states across the country continue to see their number of coronavirus cases rise. With the cold creeping in, residents are heading indoors, where the threat of the virus is higher. And over the weekend, four states broke their record for new COVID cases in a day.After months of warm weather and health officials urging people to stay outside, experts have warned that the colder months could cause COVID cases to shoot up. And even with the weather still temperate in most parts of the country, cases are already on the rise. According to Reuters, 49,000 new infections were reported on Saturday, Oct. 3—the highest number of cases reported on a Saturday in the past seven weeks."We know that the biggest risk of spread for this virus is when meaningful numbers of people gather indoors for an extended period of time. Also, people are already feeling pandemic fatigue, and I think that'll only get worse," Ashish Jha, MD, dean of Brown University's School of Public Health, told The Atlantic.Jha predicted a spike in cases as temperatures drop in much of the country. These four states are already experiencing surges. And for a look at the states that are containing their outbreaks, These Are the Only States Beating COVID Right Now.Read the original article on Best Life.

These 4 States Saw Record COVID Spikes This Weekend

As many Americans turn their eyes toward the White House officials infected with COVID, states across the country continue to see their number of coronavirus cases rise. With the cold creeping in, residents are heading indoors, where the threat of the virus is higher. And over the weekend, four states broke their record for new COVID cases in a day.

After months of warm weather and health officials urging people to stay outside, experts have warned that the colder months could cause COVID cases to shoot up. And even with the weather still temperate in most parts of the country, cases are already on the rise. According to Reuters, 49,000 new infections were reported on Saturday, Oct. 3—the highest number of cases reported on a Saturday in the past seven weeks.

"We know that the biggest risk of spread for this virus is when meaningful numbers of people gather indoors for an extended period of time. Also, people are already feeling pandemic fatigue, and I think that'll only get worse," Ashish Jha, MD, dean of Brown University's School of Public Health, told The Atlantic.

Jha predicted a spike in cases as temperatures drop in much of the country. These four states are already experiencing surges. And for a look at the states that are containing their outbreaks, These Are the Only States Beating COVID Right Now.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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