Dr Fauci Warns Americans, Says The Upcoming Winter Season Can Further Escalate COVID-19 Cases: The United States is “facing a whole lot of trouble” as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country heading into the cold winter months, said Dr Fauci.
36 US States Saw A Rise Of More Than 5% In Average Daily Cases
The ongoing COVID-19 has hit the US worst. For instance, the US reported more than 44,600 cases on Sunday. Also, the seven-day average saw a rise with 49,200 new cases per day. This is 14% more than that a week ago, according to the reports. Average daily issues were also above by more than 5% in 36 states of the US.
The number of COVID-19 patients rose to a minimum of 5% in these states. These data are collected from the Covid Tracking Project. Fauci said that it was the wrong place to live, especially when winter is coming.
Dr Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. In an interview, he directly said that the US citizens were in the wrong place at the moment and it needed to change.
Upcoming Winter Season Can Further Worsen The Situation
The increasing outbreak and the cases is a cause of worry as the weather has started turning cold in the Northern parts of America. As winter will come, more and more people will stay indoors. So, this could lead to an increase in respiratory diseases.
Protocols That Americans Must Follow According To Dr Fauci
Fauci further added that five basic protocols must be followed to inhibit this upcoming risk. These include:
- Wearing masks
- Following Social Distancing
- Doing more things outdoors
- Washing hands regularly
- Avoid crowded place
Dr Fauci also said that he hadn’t lost his faith in American people. He mentioned that every citizen was aware of the ongoing pandemic. So, everybody needs to follow these precautionary measures while the country is open to stabilise the economy.
Fauci said that his profession required him to deal with infectious disease. However, this outbreak is not something America has seen for 102 years.