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Israel records highest daily coronavirus count

Israel on Wednesday confirmed 859 new coronavirus infections, the highest daily number of cases since the virus was first detected on Feb. 21, the country’s health ministry said. Israeli authorities have so far reported 25,547 infections, including 320 deaths and 17,389 recoveries.

Israel lifted most of the COVID-19 measures after the daily number of virus cases dropped below 20 last month. The Israeli government has relaxed a lockdown imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus, reopening schools, universities, shopping malls and restaurants. Nevertheless, the country’s Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said Sunday that the country was experiencing a second wave of the pandemic and would take new measures to combat the illness.

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/health/israel-records-highest-daily-coronavirus-count/1896029

It's weird how even Israel is struggling, no wonder the rest of the middle east is being ravaged. 



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Here in Melbourne Australia we've gone back into lockdown because cases for the state rose back to 60-70 per day, in order to stop a second wave.

When I read about other places recording thousands or tens of thousands of cases a day yet remaining open, I just... it baffles me.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series X will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.

Oh, and the reason for one of the main clusters driving the resurgence?

Turns out the security guards at one of the hotels used for quarantining returned travelers were sleeping with said travelers.

You couldn't make this shit up.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series X will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.

curl-6 said:

Here in Melbourne Australia we've gone back into lockdown because cases for the state rose back to 60-70 per day, in order to stop a second wave.

When I read about other places recording thousands or tens of thousands of cases a day yet remaining open, I just... it baffles me.



LurkerJ said:

Israel records highest daily coronavirus count

Israel on Wednesday confirmed 859 new coronavirus infections, the highest daily number of cases since the virus was first detected on Feb. 21, the country’s health ministry said. Israeli authorities have so far reported 25,547 infections, including 320 deaths and 17,389 recoveries.

Israel lifted most of the COVID-19 measures after the daily number of virus cases dropped below 20 last month. The Israeli government has relaxed a lockdown imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus, reopening schools, universities, shopping malls and restaurants. Nevertheless, the country’s Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said Sunday that the country was experiencing a second wave of the pandemic and would take new measures to combat the illness.

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/health/israel-records-highest-daily-coronavirus-count/1896029

It's weird how even Israel is struggling, no wonder the rest of the middle east is being ravaged. 

Wow that's a strong second wave.
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/israel/

Looks like they peaked April 2nd, bottomed out May 22nd (7 weeks later) with 10 cases for 3-day average. Now 6 weeks later, higher than the April 2nd peak and no sign of it slowing down. The longer you wait, the higher the next peak will get :/

May 29th 50+ per day
June 3rd 100+ per day
June 12th 200+ per day
June 24th 400+ per day
July 1st 800+ per day

Februari 12th Trump says COVID-19 will go away in April. Experts say it’s too soon to tell.
March 16th Trump believes coronavirus will vanish with April temps
April 29th Trump again says virus is "going to go away"
May 9th Donald Trump says coronavirus will 'go away without a vaccine'
Jun 18th President Trump Claims Coronavirus Will ‘Fade Away’
July 1st Trump says he still believes coronavirus will ‘sort of just disappear’

Well, I guess, after everyone has had it, it might go away.



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JRPGfan said:

+10,109 new daily cases in Florida!

What do you guys think? will we see 15-20k pr day in flordia within a few weeks time?
Also 4th of july soon, then 3-4 days get sick after being infected, and get tested.
Currently florida is up 49% week on week, supposedly. So potentially next week there could be 15,000+ daily cases.



New York peaked at 11.5K cases. Florida might top that this week or next week.



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My goodness the US has really shot itself in the foot.  57k cases in 1 day.

Also, I've recently had to remove way more nations/territories than I have added from the No Active Cases list.



Massimus - "Trump already has democrat support."

craighopkins said:
The mark of the Beast is coming. Get your soul saved. Its Gods will. For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

But stay out of churches, they are massive infection hotspots, like giant Petri dishes

SvennoJ said:

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/people-in-alabama-are-throwing-covid-19-parties-with-a-payout-when-one-gets-infected-official-1.5007903

Some young people in Alabama are throwing COVID-19 parties, a disturbing competition where people who have coronavirus attend and the first person to get infected receives a payout, local officials said.

The parties are being held in Tuscaloosa, and infected people are urged to attend so others can intentionally contract the virus, City Council member Sonya McKinstry told CNN. She said she heard about the trend from fire officials.

"We thought that was kind of a rumors at first. We did some research, not only do the doctors' offices confirm it, but the state confirmed they also had the same information," she said.

During a presentation to the City Council this week, Fire Chief Randy Smith also said young people in the city are throwing parties with a payout if they catch coronavirus, McKinstry said. The first person confirmed by a doctor to have coronavirus after the exposure wins the money made off the ticket sales, she said. Over the past few weeks, there have been several parties in the city and surrounding areas, and probably more that officials don't know about, she added.

2 hands are officially not enough for facepalming this bullshit!



SpokenTruth said:

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My goodness the US has really shot itself in the foot.  57k cases in 1 day.

Also, I've recently had to remove way more nations/territories than I have added from the No Active Cases list.