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In Wisconsin, one out of every four coronovirus tests is coming back positive. Residents are being asked to avoid celebrations – even political ones, by Michael George “CBS This Morning: Saturday.” Let’s report for
Dr. Bob Freedland, along with other Wisconsin doctors, urged Friday to cancel President Trump’s rally in the state.
“President Trump’s rallies have endangered public health and they have become a platform for him to spread medically incorrect information,” he said.
Wisconsin is one of at least seven states that have held records for infections in the past two days – and there is no mystery about how case numbers have risen.
“Retirement parties, birthday parties, baby showers, weddings, all that stuff,” said Andrea Pam, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
In Kansas City, eight area hospitals have had to lay off patients this week.
Meanwhile, New Mexico saw record-breaking cases and a second straight day of hospitalization on Friday.
“We are not succeeding in combating the virus,” New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham said. “This is the most serious emergency New Mexico has ever faced.”
In California, the Attractions and Parks Association is petitioning to open Disneyland. But the governor has not been sent.
Governor Gavin Newsom said, “We don’t expect to open any of these large theme parks until we see more stability.”
In Salem, Massachusetts, a push for Halloween received the usual pushback.
“This is not the year to come to Salem,” said the city’s mayor, Kim Driscoll.
More than eight months into the epidemic, 8 million COVID-19 cases Has been reported across the country. Facing a worsening crisis, there is still no unified response as to what to do.
One of the leading voices on the epidemic, Drs. Anthony Fauci favors public health measures over national lockout. He told “60 minutes” A report aired on Sunday said that things had to be “really, really bad” to advocate for a national lockout.
“First of all, the country is tired of sanctions. So we want to use public health measures, not in the way of opening up the economy, but being a safe gateway to open up the economy,” he said.
He told Nora O’Donnell, anchor and managing editor of “CBS Evening News” earlier this week that he thinks we will know by November or December if there is a safe and effective vaccine candidate. Asked when a vaccine would be available to most Americans, he speculated that “likely to happen within the first quarter of 2021, let’s say April of 2021” – if all the vaccines that are currently in clinical trials Huh.