California braces for second wave of coronavirus even as first wave is far from over

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California braces for second coronavirus wave even as first wave is far from over

Health experts have long warned of a potential second wave of the coronavirus as the economy reopens. But while other states have seen the first wave fade, the Golden State continues to see cases rise at a rapid clip.over the past five days, according to Johns Hopkins University.

“If we do see an uptick in cases in a couple of weeks from now, it will likely mean that there has already been two to four weeks of increasing transmission by that time,” said Dr. Christina Ghaly, director of health services of L.A. County. “So at this point, we could be in the midst of a new upward curve, or transmission may not have increased at all. We just don’t know yet.”Experts are already worried about the potential for new surges of disease as California reopens.

The rise in cases comes as weekly hospitalizations and deaths are down statewide. There has been a 10% drop in the average number of people hospitalized daily with confirmed or suspected coronavirus infection last week compared to a month ago, from 4,859 on the week of April 27 to 4,392 last week.And the number of weekly deaths statewide last week fell 19% to 418; the week before, it was 515.

Source: Healthcare Press (healthcarepress.net)

 

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Dr. Fauci said on MSNBC a week ago today that no second wave is coming and the masks are a sign of unity. Your publication is trash.

Yeah...Americans seem to really care about social-distancing these days. Where are all those fascist democrat leaders arresting people for going to work?!

Hahahah comedy. Right on cue. There is no 2nd wave, there isn’t even a virus left to talk about.

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