Coronavirus cases in Florida are increasing again, and Houston is considering a new ban
The spit comes as new cases of Covid-19 continue to increase in the Sun Belt states. Florida reported a record 15,299 cases on Sunday, and the Texas city of Houston considered returning for closure.
Florida’s surge was the highest surge in a U.S. state in a day since the pandemic started. The Ministry of Health recorded a total of 269,811 positive cases. The number of deaths in Sunshine State also increased by four, causing a total of 514 deaths from Covid-19 in the past week. To the dismay of many, Disney World reopened in Orlando this weekend.
California had previously held the record for the highest rise in one day, with 1
In Texas, the Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, both Democrats, said this weekend that America’s fourth largest city needed a home stay arrangement to cope with the rise of Covid-19 to become.
The call comes after a week in which Texas continues to break records for confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths related to the disease. State health officials reported 8,196 new cases, 80 more deaths, and a total of 10,410 people hospitalized for the virus on Sunday.
The decision to block is up to Republican Governor Greg Abbott, who opposed this move and says it should be a last resort.
In total, there are currently 3.37 million coronavirus cases and 137,000 deaths in the United States.
Here is Vincent Wood with the latest information on the crisis.