Today’s Infectious Disease News (10/28/20)

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in New Jersey, Across the US

COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey have surged 126% in the last 2 weeks. Hospitals are seeing many more infected patients come in this week than in weeks prior. On Wednesday hospitalizations reached the 1,000 mark for the first time since July. Wisconsin set new records for deaths, hospitalizations and cases this week, joining multiple other states experiencing major outbreaks. Per CDC recommendations, we urge everyone to wear a mask, stay 6+ feet apart and wash your hands.

Full Story: New York Times, The Hill

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