According to reports, there were an increase in cases in 36 US states last week. In Florida, officials recorded 9,585 new cases on Saturday, a single-day record since the pandemic began. On Sunday, the state reported another 8,530 new cases.
The governor of Texas, the second most populous state in the United States, suspended a phased reopening plan for the region on Thursday and ordered further restrictions on businesses including bars.
Governors including Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Nevada, New Mexico and North Carolina have all announced that they will not reopen the next phase.
Some governors attribute part of their state surge to a wider test-but former director of the Centers for Disease Control, Dr. Tom Frieden, told Fox News on Sunday that the increase in cases across the southern United States was due to the The country reopened too quickly.
As officials struggled to deal with the local epidemic, other countries that had begun to rise from the blockade were also struggling.
In China, in Anxin County near Beijing, due to an increase in cases in the area, about 400,000 people have been blocked.
A statement from the local government stated that residents of the area were only allowed to send one family member out of the house to buy supplies every day, and prohibited all vehicles not registered locally from entering the province.
In other places, India has recorded more than 100,000 new Covid-19 infections in the past six days due to a surge in cases across the country. In Delhi, hospitals are struggling to provide patients with medical care and beds.
The US Department of Health said on Monday that a total of 548,318 people were infected and 16,475 people died.
At the same time, in Australia, the authorities are trying to contain the outbreak in Victoria. Health officials recorded 75 positive results on Sunday, the largest single-day increase in the number of cases in the state since March 30.
Victorian health officials have conducted a “test blitz” in the state and said they have conducted 53,000 tests on the area since the process began on June 25.
In England, Leicester has a cluster. Parliamentarians representing the region requested a partial blockade in the city. According to the PA News Agency, the authorities recorded 866 Covid-19 cases in Leicester in the past two weeks.
The number of cases in Latin America also continues to rise, which is one of the main drivers of the record increase in the number of cases worldwide in the past few weeks.
Brazil reported 30,476 new cases within 24 hours on Sunday. The country has recorded 1.3 million cases, but it is still reopening in many cities, including Rio de Janeiro.
In Mexico, the President announced that the country’s capital, Mexico City, would begin reopening on Monday, although 4,050 new cases were reported on Sunday. Mexico’s Covid-19 death toll ranks seventh in the world, second only to Spain.
Colombia and Peru also reported a surge in cases. The total number of cases in Colombia is now 91,995, and officials recorded 167 new deaths on Sunday, the highest daily number of deaths reported in the country since early June.
CNN’s Christina Maxouris, Eliott C. McLaughlin, Swati Gupta, Shawn Deng and Isaac Yee contributed to this report.