Is The Coronavirus Pandemic Now Out Of Control In The U.S.?


A color-coded data map, compiled by spatial analytics company Esri, shows that 23 percent of counties across the US are now seeing an uncontrollable growth in new COVID-19 infections. According to the map, the entire state of Arizona is seeing either epidemic or spreading trends

Daily Mail: Data map reveals the 23% of US counties that are currently seeing an uncontrollable growth in COVID-19 – as new model predicts Phoenix alone could see 28,000 new infections a DAY by July 18* Data map, compiled by spatial analytics company Esri, shows 23% of US counties are seeing an uncontrollable growth in new COVID-19 infections
* Of the 3,141 counties across the country, 745 are currently experiencing an epidemic outbreak and 1,232 are seeing spreading trends, according to the data map
* Infections across the US have been surging for more than a week after trending down for over six weeks
* New coronavirus infections and hospitalizations have been spiking to record levels in states like Arizona, Texas, California and Florida
* As cases continue to rise, forecast models from the PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia predict infections in Phoenix will rise to a staggering 28,000 new cases a day by July 18
* In California, cases have surged nearly 70 percent in just two days. The state reported over 7,100 new cases on Wednesday, up from 4,230 on Sunday
* Los Angeles County now has the most cases of all US counties with more than 85,000 confirmed infections
* Florida’s single-day count surged to 5,500 on Wednesday – a 25% jump from the record of 4,049 on June 20
* In Texas, hospitalizations have doubled and new cases have tripled in two weeks

Twenty three percent of counties across the United States are now seeing an uncontrollable growth in new COVID-19 infections, according to a data map – as model projections show Phoenix could see 28,000 new cases a day by July 18.

A color-coded data map, compiled by spatial analytics company Esri, shows how the US is faring in terms of infections by tracking the number of new COVID-19 cases on a county level.

Updated data from Thursday shows that large parts of the South and Southwest are showing an ‘epidemic trend’ or ‘spreading trend’ for new coronavirus infections.

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WNU Editor: Many of these cases are asymptomatic, primarily hitting the young …. Florida is seeing Covid-19 cases skyrocket among young people (CNN). The key is to track hospitalizations, and deaths. It is also important to quarantine the elderly and those with medical conditions.

Update: There is probably a lot of truth to this …. Coronavirus may have infected 10 times more Americans than reported, CDC says (Reuters).

More News On The Covid-19 Pandemic In The U.S.

The coronavirus surge is real, and it’s everywhere — Axios
Texas, at center of new U.S. coronavirus surge, pauses reopening — Reuters
U.S. hits highest single day of new coronavirus cases with more than 45,500, breaking April record — CNBC
Virus cases surge among the young, endangering older adults — AP
Florida’s Governor Doesn’t Plan to Move to Next Phase of Opening — Bloomberg

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