Kenosha, Wisconsin – In the process of running to, The United States has seen a nationwide increase cases. Eighteen states broke the daily record for new cases over the past week and hospital admissions increased in 43 states. Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 9.2 million cases have been confirmed in the US and more than 231,000 Americans have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Wisconsin is facing one of the largest increases in COVID-19 in the country. Nearly a third of test results now return to positive and hospital admissions are up nearly 40% in just two weeks.
Jodie Gord, a nurse manager at Aurora St. Medical Center Luke of Milwaukee, said: “It̵7;s tiring, to say the least.
Because of usNearly two weeks ago, Gord created a meditation hall to help her staff combat exhaustion.
“What exhausted you and your coworkers the most?” CBS News asked.
“The hardest thing is to keep going,” Gord said. “We’re seeing more anxiety and depression.”
At the end of Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced the number of children with COVID-19 had risen to an unprecedented level, nearly 200,000 new in October. Meanwhile, a CDC study It showed that pregnant women with COVID have a higher risk of serious illness, death and preterm birth. The impact on the newborn remains unclear, health officials said.
Sixteen states set a one-day record for new coronavirus infections over the weekend. Despite the rise in infections across the country, the CDC says sick or quarantined voters can still vote on election day, as long as they take appropriate precautions like wearing face mask.
Meanwhile, there are new rules for visitors to New York. Starting Wednesday, the state will require visitors from non-neighboring states to be checked before and after their arrival.
An increase in cases in Wisconsin is being felt at testing centers like in Kenosha. They had to close an hour and a half early on Monday after the 750 tests had run. A county official told CBS News that it has been like this for the past few weeks.