An employee speaks to a person waiting in their car at a coronavirus testing site in Ascarate Park on October 31, 2020 in El Paso, Texas.
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The United States has now reported more than 10 million cases of Covid-19, a desolate milestone amid growing outbreaks across the country.
More than 10 million cases and 237,000 deaths have been reported in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University.
That comes as that US sets have one-day peaks in some casesThis spurred some officials to reintroduce restrictions on efforts to contain the coronavirus.
Globally, more than 50.6 million people have been infected and 1.25 million have died in the global pandemic, according to Hopkins.
The The situation is unlikely to improve According to Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration under President Donald Trump, with no targeted measures to reduce transmission in the worst-hit states.
“You really have to worry what January will look like, what December will look like now, considering how this is going to rise,” Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday.
Trump’s own chief of staff Mark Meadows tested positive for the coronavirus, Confirmed NBC News late Friday, becoming one of the newest people in orbit of the President to contract the disease. Meadows had attended an election night party last week and sparked a backlash last month when he said that The US will “not control the pandemic”.
President-elect Joe Biden announced its members on Monday Coronavirus Task Force.
“Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our government will face and I am being informed by science and experts,” Biden said in the announcement.
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