U.S records over 1150 new coronavirus deaths for a second day

United States deaths from the novel coronavirus rose by more than 1150 for a second day on Wednesday 22nd July, including a record one-day rise in fatalities in Alabama, California and Nevada, according to a Worldometer.

The United States has not seen back to back days with over 1150 deaths since May end. Weeks after cases began to surge, more than 20 states are now seeing fatalities also rise.

Positivity rates are at alarming levels in numerous states, hospitalizations are soaring, and more than 1205 Deaths rose by on Wednesday to a total of over 146,183 after climbing 1165 on Tuesday. Total cases are nearing 4.1 million.

One hard hit New Jersey, Florida and Texas county is storing bodies in refrigerated trucks after Covid-19 deaths doubled in the span of a week.