Public Health Experts Warning: U.S. On Track To Hit 100,000 Daily COVID-19 Infections
The U.S. coronavirus resurgence will “in the coming weeks” begin topping 100,000 new infections every day, public health expert Dr. Ashish Jha warned Tuesday.
“We’re rising quickly,” Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
“If we just go back about six, seven weeks ago to Labor Day, we were at about 35,000 cases a day,” Jha noted. “We’re above 70,000 and just heading up. So, I would not be surprised if we end up getting to 100,000.”
Jha said hitting the grim landmark figure could be avoided “if we do some prudent things” aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, such as social distancing and wearing face masks.
“But it doesn’t feel like there’s just enough policy impetus to act as …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]