Photos: US Covid-19 infections cross 3 million mark

Updated On Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

On July 8, the number of confirmed Covid-19 infections crossed the 3 million mark in the United Sates, setting yet another grim record. The US is undergoing a renewed surge in cases especially in southern and westerns states; with Texas, Florida and California hit the hardest. Amid the coronavirus scare, the President Donald Trump-led administration has pushed the country towards reopening schools and further threatened to cut off federal funds for reluctant and defiant states.

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Fortitude, one of the pair of marble lions that sit in front of the New York Public Library's Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street branch is seen sporting a face mask to encourage residents to follow safety measures, on July 8. The US coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on the same day, as more states reported record numbers of new infections. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

Fortitude, one of the pair of marble lions that sit in front of the New York Public Library's Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street branch is seen sporting a face mask to encourage residents to follow safety measures, on July 8. The US coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on the same day, as more states reported record numbers of new infections. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP)

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An aerial view of cars lined up at a Covid-19 drive-thru testing site at the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on July 7. According to a report by HT, on July 8 the number of confirmed infections went up by a record single-day spike of 60,021 to 3,009,611 and the fatalities climbed by 1,195 to 131,594. (Bing Guan / Bloomberg) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

An aerial view of cars lined up at a Covid-19 drive-thru testing site at the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on July 7. According to a report by HT, on July 8 the number of confirmed infections went up by a record single-day spike of 60,021 to 3,009,611 and the fatalities climbed by 1,195 to 131,594. (Bing Guan / Bloomberg)

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A national guardsman directs traffic at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on July 8. The United States is undergoing a renewed surge in cases especially in southern and westerns states, with Texas, Florida and California hit the hardest. (Wilfredo Lee / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

A national guardsman directs traffic at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on July 8. The United States is undergoing a renewed surge in cases especially in southern and westerns states, with Texas, Florida and California hit the hardest. (Wilfredo Lee / AP)

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A testing associate dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) helps people waiting in line to check in at a COVID-19 testing centre at Lincoln Park on July 7. Authorities have reported alarming upswings of daily caseloads in roughly two dozen states over the past two weeks, a sign that efforts to control transmission of the novel coronavirus have failed in large swaths of the country. (Mario Tama / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

A testing associate dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) helps people waiting in line to check in at a COVID-19 testing centre at Lincoln Park on July 7. Authorities have reported alarming upswings of daily caseloads in roughly two dozen states over the past two weeks, a sign that efforts to control transmission of the novel coronavirus have failed in large swaths of the country. (Mario Tama / AFP)

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Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C. on July 8. The Trump administration has pushed for a full reopening of the nation’s schools, with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos saying anything less would be a failure. (Joshua Roberts / Bloomberg) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C. on July 8. The Trump administration has pushed for a full reopening of the nation’s schools, with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos saying anything less would be a failure. (Joshua Roberts / Bloomberg)

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Volunteers place food items in the back of a person's car receiving donations at the Georgetown South Community Center in Manassas, Virginia. On July 7, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma and Texas shattered their previous daily record highs for new cases. The biggest jumps occurred in Texas and California, the two largest US states, with more than 10,000 each. (Alex Edelman / Bloomberg) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

Volunteers place food items in the back of a person's car receiving donations at the Georgetown South Community Center in Manassas, Virginia. On July 7, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma and Texas shattered their previous daily record highs for new cases. The biggest jumps occurred in Texas and California, the two largest US states, with more than 10,000 each. (Alex Edelman / Bloomberg)

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People wearing protective masks work out at a gym in Miami on July 8. In Florida, more than four dozen hospitals across 25 of 67 counties reported their intensive care units had reached full capacity, according to the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration. Only 17% of the total 6,010 adult ICU beds statewide were available on July 7, down from 20% three days earlier. (Jayme Gershen / Bloomberg) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

People wearing protective masks work out at a gym in Miami on July 8. In Florida, more than four dozen hospitals across 25 of 67 counties reported their intensive care units had reached full capacity, according to the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration. Only 17% of the total 6,010 adult ICU beds statewide were available on July 7, down from 20% three days earlier. (Jayme Gershen / Bloomberg)

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Shae McGinty of Levittown feeds the deer at the Long Island Game Farm as it reopens to the public in Manorville, New York on July 8. (Bruce Bennett / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

Shae McGinty of Levittown feeds the deer at the Long Island Game Farm as it reopens to the public in Manorville, New York on July 8. (Bruce Bennett / AFP)

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Health workers walk through the Texas Medical Centre during a shift change as cases of the coronavirus spike in Houston, Texas on July 8. The Texas state fair, which had been scheduled to open on September 25, has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two, organizers announced on July 7. (Callaghan O'Hare / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:31 PM IST

Health workers walk through the Texas Medical Centre during a shift change as cases of the coronavirus spike in Houston, Texas on July 8. The Texas state fair, which had been scheduled to open on September 25, has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two, organizers announced on July 7. (Callaghan O'Hare / REUTERS)

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