Nov. 6, 2020 — Governors are toughening face mask guidelines and different restrictions because the still-surging coronavirus pandemic continues to topple information for case numbers throughout the nation.
On Thursday, the nation recorded 121,888 new COVID circumstances — a 1-day file and the second day in a row the rely has topped 100,000, in response to the COVID Monitoring Undertaking. It was solely per week in the past that the U.S. hit 90,000 circumstances in 1 day.
America is nearing the ten million mark for complete circumstances, with nearly 235,000 complete coronavirus-related deaths, in response to Johns Hopkins College.
Instances are rising in nearly all components of the nation, with Missouri, Alaska, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and New Mexico hitting file highs for 7-day averages for hospitalizations, in response to the COVID Monitoring Undertaking.
A mean of slightly below 50,000 folks have been hospitalized with COVID-19 over the last week, and simply over 53,000 folks have been hospitalized Thursday.
Maine hit a file Thursday with 183 new circumstances in a 24-hour interval. In response, Gov. Janet Mills issued an government order requiring folks to put on face masks in public in nearly all circumstances. The older mandate stated masks must be worn when bodily distancing was not doable.
“We now have recorded one more day of file excessive case numbers. This lethal and harmful virus is spreading all throughout our state,” Mills stated in a information launch saying the brand new rule. “Defend your loved ones. Defend a well being care employee. Defend the aged. Put on your face protecting. Save lives. It’s that easy.”
In Rhode Island, new guidelines going into impact Sunday require bars and eating places to shut at 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. A stay-at-home advisory is in impact from 10 p.m. to five a.m. Sunday-Thursday and 10:30 p.m.-5 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
Indoor venues like film theaters and homes of worship are restricted to 50% capability and out of doors venues to 66% capability.
“Masks are required any time you’re close to individuals who don’t stay with you, together with on the health club,” the state web site says.