5 States Seeing Big Spikes in New Cases

States in the South and West have been hit hard

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As the United States continues its premature reopening, the number of states that have reported a rise in new infections in the past two weeks has risen to 29. On Wednesday, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas reported record-high single-day totals.




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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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