More

    Texas facing 1000 net covid-19 cases five day in row

    Texas, which started to open its companies at the beginning of May, has reported greater than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus for 5 consecutive days as the state struggles to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

    In response to data from the Texas Division of State Well being Services, 1,179 new cases have been reported on Tuesday, bringing the whole number of confirmed cases within the Lone Star State to 41,048.

    Since Gov. Greg Abbott (Republican) allowed some companies to renew operations on May 1, Texas has solely been under 1,000 new cases per day twice — on May four and May 7.

    On Tuesday, Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top public health officers, appeared on the Senate Well being Committee and warned that states who reopen their economies too rapidly might see new outbreaks of the illness that might end in “needless suffering and death.”

    “The results may very well be severe,” Fauci, the director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illnesses, said before the committee.

    Fauci pressured that states comply with the reopening tips released by the White House, particularly citing that states should see a 14-day consecutive decline in day by day new coronavirus cases earlier than starting to reopen. Texas has failed to reach that benchmark.

    Additionally on Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) warned cities to not implement stricter covid-19 restrictions than these the state authorities has mandated in the course of the state’s first reopening period, which Abbott has slated to run by May 18.

    “Sadly, some Texas counties and cities appear to have confused recommendations with requirements and have grossly exceeded state regulation to impose their very own will on private residents and companies. These letters search to keep away from any public confusion as we reopen the state,” Paxton mentioned in a press release. “I belief that local officers will act rapidly to appropriate any orders that unlawfully conflict with Texas regulation and Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders.”

    Paxton added that Abbott’s executive order detailing a phased reopening supersedes any stay-at-home order issued by a metropolis or municipality authorities.

    Greater than 1,100 Texans have died from the virus in the course of the pandemic.

    Share

    All countries
    1,131,041
    Total deaths
    Updated on October 21, 2020 12:25 pm
    USA
    226,204
    Total deaths
    Updated on October 21, 2020 12:25 pm
    Italy
    36,705
    Total deaths
    Updated on October 21, 2020 12:25 pm
    UK
    43,967
    Total deaths
    Updated on October 21, 2020 12:25 pm
    France
    33,885
    Total deaths
    Updated on October 21, 2020 12:25 pm

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Should I make my own hand sanitizer if I can’t find it in the stores?

    CDC recommends handwashing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or, using alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol when soap...

    What cleaning products should I use to protect against COVID-19?

    Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.  If surfaces are...

    Should contact lens wearers take special precautions to prevent COVID-19?

    Currently there is no evidence to suggest contact lens wearers are more at risk for acquiring COVID-19 than eyeglass wearers. Contact lens wearers...

    Is it okay for me to donate blood?

    In healthcare settings across the United States, donated blood is a lifesaving, essential part of caring for patients. The need for donated blood is...

    Am I at risk for COVID-19 from mail, packages, or products?

    There is still a lot that is unknown about COVID-19 and how it spreads. Coronaviruses are thought to be spread most often by respiratory...

    Does CDC recommend the use of facemask or face coverings to prevent COVID-19?

    In light of new data about how COVID-19 spreads, along with evidence of widespread COVID-19 illness in communities across the country, CDC recommends that...

    Latest Updates

    South Korea donated 2 millions of facemask to US

    South Korea's foreign ministry stated Sunday that it had donated 2 million medical facemasks...

    Jack Dorsey, Jay-Z and Meek Mill sending millions of facemask to prisoneers

    With a $10 million enhance from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Jay-Z and Meek Mill's...

    President Trump visited N95 Facemask factory

    President Donald Trump didn't put a face masks — as is really helpful by health...

    New study unveil that nearly everyone receiving antibody is cured from covid-19

    There’s been a number of excitement in regards to the potential of antibody-based blood...