This is actually worse than the apocalyptic projections a few months ago.
For 3rd day in a row, U.S. coronavirus cases surge by more than 40,000
More than 2.5 million people have tested positive for the new coronavirus in the United States and more than 125,000 have died, the most in the world.
Some beaches in Florida are also closing ahead of the July 4 Independence Day holiday weekend, which would have drawn large crowds.
In Arizona, cases have risen by 267 per cent this month and jumped by a record 3,857 on Sunday, the eighth record-breaking increase this month. Georgia reported a record increase of 2,225 cases on Sunday. Fifteen states, including California, Florida and Texas, saw record rises in cases last week.