Health experts haven't pinpointed the reason for the rise. The rising numbers in new cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, both in the US and throughout the world, signal the resurgence of a viral pandemic that has already claimed over 220,000 American lives and 1.1 million lives globally.
The pandemic has now claimed the lives of 1.1 million people and infected more than 42 million globally, with the World Health Organization warning the northern hemisphere was at an especially critical juncture.
The latest rise in COVID cases come as pharma giants AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have once again resumed U.S. vaccine trials after approval from regulators.
But populations tired of social isolation and economic hardship have bristled at the tougher measures including curfews and limits on social gatherings.
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He remains the only player in Test history to have combined taking more than 400 wickets with scoring in excess of 5,000 runs. Wishes also poured in from cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle and retired cricketer Mohammad Kaif, among others.
Elsewhere in Europe, Spain was bracing for a national state of emergency, overnight curfews and other new containment measures expected to be decided at a cabinet meeting on Sunday. WIthout changes, the United States could be ontrack to record more than 500,000 deaths from COVID-19 by March 2021, the study reports.
In their face-off, while Trump claimed "we're learning to live with" the coronavirus, Biden rebutted that "we're learning to die with it". COVID-19 cases across Italy have risen seven-fold since the start of October and the number of deaths is also climbing.
After the U.S., the worst affected countries are Brazil, India, Mexico and Britain.
The French government extended an overnight curfew to cover areas home to around 46 million people, two out of every three French.
After Germany recorded its 10,000th coronavirus death on Saturday, Chancellor Angela Merkel said: "The order of the day is to reduce contacts, (and) to meet as few people as possible". While the survival rate of COVID-19 has likely improved since the spring, many of those surviving coronavirus infections are requiring significant stays in the hospital. But the institute says case counts and deaths are up across the US.