US is one week away from ‘rapid acceleration’ of COVID-19 cases


The US is poised for a third wave of COVID-19 infection as it moves into the winter months. The country is only a week away from a “rapid acceleration” in COVID-19 cases, former Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration Dr. Scott Gottlieb said on CNBC on Monday (CN. 19).

Coronavirus cases in the US have increased by 36% in the past two weeks, with an average of 60,160 new cases compared to the previous week. According to New York Times analysis. Coronovirus cases are being counted in 45 states and hospitalizations are increasing in 42. “We are facing a difficult situation right now,” he said. “It’s going to be a difficult fall and winter.”

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