Dr. Anthony said, “If you look at the deaths that are happening right now – about 1,000 per day – unless we mix our arms around it and suppress it, we will suffer even further.” Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease specialist.
“That’s why, as I’ve often said, many times, there are many things we can do right now in the absence of a vaccine that can turn us around.”
Health experts said “100% of people” recommend wearing masks at all indoor public places and limit social and indoor gatherings to less than 10 people.
States crack down on social gatherings
Birks said that while officials in the states are tracking, it appears that there is a pattern of “domestic” infections that begin with young people, usually under 30 years old. Those residents, who are usually asymptomatic, then transmit the virus to their parents who then transmit it to other, older residents, she said.
In Mississippi, about 80% of coronavirus patients surveyed said they attended a social gathering Funerals and birthday parties, where people were not following social distinctions. And in New Jersey, health officials said they have seen many outbreaks from young people gathering.
To prevent those infections, states have tightened up on settings where people hang out – like bars – and pleaded for guidelines including wearing masks and social distance with small groups.
Mayor Andrew Ginther said in a statement, “Like many cities across the country, our city is also seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19, and there is clear evidence of community dissemination – especially in those places Indoors. “We are seeing a clear increase among young people, and we know that bars and nightclubs have been the source of outbreaks locally.”
In Kentucky, the governor announced Monday to limit the restaurant’s indoor dining to 25% capacity. He also said the bars would be closed for two weeks, starting Tuesday, and recommended schools postpone individual instruction until the end of August.
“It’s time to do the things we’ve got to do, given the stage we’re in to control this virus,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “And I know ‘why didn’t you take this step four weeks ago, or six weeks ago?’ Listen, this virus doesn’t care about our schedule. “
New York and Miami issue hundreds of citations
But in Miami and New York, authorities have doubled enforcement.
Andrew Kyomo of the New York government said that on Monday, the state had issued at least 132 violations over the weekend to bars and restaurants for not complying with regulations related to coronovirus. Most of them were in New York City, Cuomo said.
The governor said that as the state began reopening, at least 40 establishments have suspended their liquor licenses and 10 suspensions as a result of the breach. Cuomo said the lack of compliance with social removal policies in bars and restaurants among young people is a concern for his administration.
In Miami-Dade County, Florida – which has reported more than 12 cases compared to all states – police have issued more than 300 citations in 10 days to individuals and businesses who were not following the local facade order .
Phase 3 of vaccine testing in the US
Authorities are now urging precautions such as face masks and social disturbances to prevent the spread of the virus, but soon the country may get more help.
Vaccine manufacturer Modern began its final test of the coronovirus vaccine in the US on Monday, and volunteers from dozens of sites across the country will participate in the study.
“89 sites have been distributed across the country,” Fauci said on Monday. “They are widely distributed as a matter of fact in areas where there is clearly an active transition going on right now.”
Approximately 30,000 adult volunteers are expected to participate in the Phase 3 trial. The first patient was implanted on Monday at a site in Savannah, Georgia.
Fauci said a vaccine would likely not be widely available to people in the US until “several months” in 2021.
An American expert told CNN Monday that this portion of the US test could not be seen.
“Vaccine development programs typically take 15 years on average. This vaccine development program is probably going to take a year and a half,” said Dr., director of the Vaccine Education Center and professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Paul Offit said. At the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
The report contributed to CNN’s Shelby Lynn Erdmann, Elizabeth Cohen, Jacqueline Howard, John Bonifield, Jamie Gumbreich, Artemis Moshtaghian, Jane Jane Mac and Rebecca Rees.