A pandemic of a new coronavirus has now killed more than 494,000 people worldwide.
In 9. 8 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by a new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for System Science and engineering at Johns Hopkins University in. The actual number is considered much higher, since the test of the shortage, many of the unreported cases and the suspicion that some governments are hiding the scope of their countries broke out.
The United States has become the most affected country, with more than 2. 4 billion diagnosed cases at least 125,039 deaths.
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10:59 time: more than 9 600 people of the new case, in Florida
Florida Ministry of Health reported a total of 132,545 cases of COVID-19, marking an additional 9,636 new, positive situation.
Rise, marking a one-day record of the state of Florida.
76,129 testing Friday, 12. 7%rate of positivity, according to the health sector.
The rise of the situation, as the Miami-Dade County announced that it’s closing all the beaches of the July 4 holiday weekend.
7:02 a.m.: the re-opening of the Maryland co-founder of the positive test
Co-founder of the re-opening of Maryland, the organization of the Assembly of the pressure. Larry Hopkins on the eradication of the state of stay at home, and he said that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Tim Walters,a former Republican candidate for Congress said he had a dry cough months, but it has recently deteriorated. He said he then began to experience an unbearable headache, fever and unable to focus with his one eye, and the cause of the Vertigo.
Walters,53, diabetic people have small pen, he said he went to the emergency room on Monday, and was diagnosed with the virus.
“Here I was after months of not wearing masks at rallies, churches, etc., etc. it’s funny how capricious this thing is,”he said, in a Facebook video.
Walter said he does not plan to provide health care personnel with whom he has close contact with the contact tracking application.
5:40 p.m.: HHS’active work of the panel test
The State Department of Health and Human Services, confirmed to ABC News Friday night, the Agency is to promote the idea of”bringing together”of the test, which is when officials pulled together the sample from large groups and test them on once to see if the individual test is necessary.
The White House Cov task force is actively talking about trying to push at the local level as a monitoring tool. The main reason is because a lot of people are carrying the virus without symptoms.
“HHS is actively working with some partners experience together, so that it can be used generally as a technique,”HHS said in a statement, ABC News.
“The pool is a public health surveillance strategy in such from more than one person are’pooled’in the same test.” Brett Giroir, the assistant Secretary of the HHS put in charge of coordinating the tests, said. “According to the basic prevalence of the disease, which can be extremely beneficial. For example, if five samples are pooled into a single test, the test is negative, then all five of us are negative.”
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, the five Test Cell may be necessary, because the current test strategy of contact tracing did not work.
A problem with contact tracking COVID-19 September, Fauci said, is that there are too many asymptomatic people, which means that you can’t identify them, if they have no symptoms. Fauci also said that, since many people do not trust the government, people are not in contact with track phone.
4:53 p.m.: Miami is set close to the beach
As the number of coronavirus cases in Florida continues to increase, Miami Dade County announced that it’s closing all the beaches of the July 4 holiday weekend.
Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced that he will sign an Executive order on Saturday, closing all the beaches to start Day 3 by at least 7, though he said that could be expanded”if the situation does not improve people do not follow the new normal rules will need to wear a mask is always inside commercial establishments and outdoor activities, the social distance of at least 6 feet is impossible.”
Of particular concern at the recent peak, the mayor said, the area is seeing a higher hospitalization rate and its young population.
“As we continue to see more COVID-19 positive test results between young adults and the hospitalization of the people rise, I have decided that the only prudent thing to do, in order to reduce this recent rise is combat Entertainment, putting our overall society at higher risk,”Jimenez said in a statement Friday.
At his command, the mayor or prohibit any gathering of more than 50 people, and close to all the parks and beaches to limit fireworks observation. He said the fireworks display must be from a person home or a parked vehicle.
“In all the success, we have been tamping down the COVID-19 curve, we can’t go back and load our hospital, our doctors and nurses at greater risk for more emergency room cases,”Jimenez said Friday. “Everyone must do their part and follow the rules.”
Florida some States across the U.S. have recently seen a significant increase in diagnosed cases of COVID-19. It Cov-positive rate rises to 13%Friday, according to new figures from the Florida Department of Health.
Florida has more than 122 000 people have been diagnosed the case of COVID-19, at least 3,366 people died.
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ABC News’Anne Francis, Brian Hartman, Scott Withers and Joshua Hoyos contributed to this report.