Texas sees highest 7-day coronavirus positivity rate: ER doctor says ‘we’re not seeing signs’ of surge ending
As the U.S. surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, awaits a vaccine and debates sending kids back to schools, Texas emergency room physician Dr. Natasha Kathuria told “Fox & Friends” her state might see another surge in cases.
With the Lone Star State recording its highest seven-day positivity rate since the pandemic began, the Austin-based doctor says hospitals are at about 80 percent capacity in the big cities as Texas surpasses 500,000 positive cases and more than 8,800 deaths, the Houston Chronicle reports.
“We’ve seen this wave hit Texas pretty hard, and we’re holding steady right now. We’ve seen a slow decrease in hospitalizations, but our death counts are still up there,” Kathuria, Global Outreach Doctors board member, told co-host Ainsley Earhardt.
“We’re wondering if we might see another bump right now,” she …continued .
[Source: Fox News]