Dr. Robert R. Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks during a COVID-19 briefing at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarter campus in Atlanta, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. As the weather turns cooler, and more people gather inside, we have to keep safe practices in mind, including wearing our mask, maintaining six-foot distance and washing our hands frequently. Only two counties - Cameron and Wayne - reported no new cases in that time.
"If rates continue like this, we risk overwhelming our hospitals and having many more Michiganders die", Khaldun said.
Due to privacy constraints, the District is unable to provide additional information regarding the positive COVID-19 cases. The active case number rose from 61 Friday to 72. There have been 10 deaths so far this month. Georgia has recorded 7,827 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 and more than 326,000 cases confirmed through genetic tests.
More than 100 new cases have been reported in 12 counties, with two of them - Philadelphia and Berks - reporting over 200 each.
New Zealand reports no new community case of COVID-19
There have been 8.38 million known cases of Covid-19 in the USA , and the pandemic has claimed 222,447 lives across the country. The recent upsurge in the virus has pushed the total number of confirmed cases in Laois to 784 recorded since late February.
The state's cumulative caseload now stands at 147,120, a jump of 6,473 new confirmed cases - or 4.6 percent - from Sunday, Oct. 18.
Dr. Lloyd Fisher, president of the MA chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, said the new levels of positive tests among the youngest is "a good thing", describing it as evidence that the public health apparatus is catching cases and responding with contact tracing and isolation.
Despite those concerns, the state publishes antigen numbers in once-weekly county-level reports that are issued on Mondays. The state added 25 new COVID-19 deaths Saturday and eight Sunday to reach 1,778. Among Sunday's cases, 1,567 were confirmed, 99 probable.
Dickinson County on Friday had 555 confirmed COVID-19 positives and 17 probables, with 141 recovered, 17 deaths and 414 cases still active.