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The White House Coronavirus Task Force warns this week that while some progress has been made in slowing the spread of the pandemic in the northern and central United States, cases are still increasing in more populous states.
“Stabilization in the northern plains, upper Midwest, and some Rocky Mountain and Heartland states is offset by significant deterioration in more populous states (82% of the population),” according to reports by the task force States sent and received by CNN. repeated comments from Dr. Deborah Birx speaking with the nation’s governors earlier this week.
The reports offered another week of dismal assessments, saying, “The fall surge merges with the post-Thanksgiving surge to create a winter surge with the fastest surge in falls and the longest duration now falling into the 9th. Week occurs, we have experienced. “
Despite this surge and a “threat to hospital systems,” the task force warned that “many state and local governments are failing to implement the same mitigation measures that halted the tide of summer surge,” citing indoor gatherings calling for a “sharp one.” Reduce capacity or closure in indoor public and private spaces, including restaurants and bars. “
Americans, the reports say, should “(understand) the distinct risks of interactions with family members or friends outside their immediate household, indoors without masks”. However, this behavior has not been modeled by the White House in dozens of indoor holiday celebrations in the past two weeks.
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