Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly stated Monday the state had reached an “unfortunate milestone” by reporting at the very least one case of the virus in each county.
The state’s an infection fee, she stated, “continues an alarming trend in the wrong direction.”
In Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear warned instances might spike once more because the state reported extra deaths final week than “in any other week battling the virus.”
Beshear stated the state is seeing “troubling signs” and is at “the same moment that Kentucky was at in the beginning of the summer.”
“More people are trying to get out of the quarantine than the health department has recommended,” the governor stated.
“That is why it’s so important for Middle America to recognize the mitigation that we talked about … it’s for Middle America too, the Nebraskas, the Oklahomas,” Redfield stated. “We don’t need to have a third wave in the heartland right now.”
The position tremendous spreading occasions play
But the warnings have not introduced the gatherings to a halt.
Last week, Maine CDC officials issued a quotation to a venue that exceeded the indoor gathering restrict of 50 people when it hosted a marriage reception earlier this month that has since been linked to a Covid-19 outbreak.
More than two dozen confirmed instances have been related to the marriage and reception. One of the people that examined constructive following the marriage reception has died, Robert Peterson, the CEO of Millinocket Regional Hospital, stated in an announcement.
Iowa officials verify first baby dying
Iowa’s well being division confirmed the primary dying of a baby from Covid-19 problems in a information launch this week. The baby was underneath the age of 5 and died in June, based on the discharge. The baby additionally had “significant underlying health conditions,” well being officials stated.
The kids’s deaths come as many colleges across the nation have welcomed college students again to class, whereas others have opted to start the yr remotely.
The tips say on the whole, kids are much less more likely to have extreme signs than adults. The danger of lecturers, college directors and different workers will, nevertheless, “mirror that of other adults in the community” in the event that they get sick, the rules stated.
Some schools have additionally opted to go surfing whereas others, who welcomed college students again to campus, have — in some instances — reported a whole lot of Covid-19 infections.
CNN’s Jennifer Henderson, Gisela Crespo, Laura Ly and Pierre Meilhan contributed to this report.