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Coronavirus cases on rise in more than half of U.S. states

Christian Fernsby |
More than half of the U.S. is seeing a huge increase in coronavirus cases since more states have reopened after restrictions were lifted.

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Nearly 30 states including Arizona, Florida and Texas are reporting more cases as officials continue to warn people to practice social distancing in public.

As of Tuesday, seven states New York, California, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, Massachusetts and Florida have more than 100,000 cases.

New York has nearly 390,000 cases, California 185,000, New Jersey 169,000, Illinois 137,000, Texas 118,000, Massachusetts 107,000 and Florida 103,000.

Among them, New York, which has been the hardest hit since early March, continues to report lower cases and deaths, but Arizona has reported more cases.

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, the state registered 3,591 cases and 42 related deaths Tuesday. The statewide total is 58,179.

New cases are decreasing in states including Maine, New Hemisphere, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, North Dakota, Louisiana and Alabama.

Earlier in the day, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, confirmed the surge that the U.S. is seeing in Florida, Texas, Arizona and other states.

"The next couple of weeks are going to be critical in our ability to address those surgings," he warned.

During the period between late March and early April, millions of Americans were staying at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 2.3 million people nationwide.

Health officials have repeatedly warned that the reopenings in states will lead to a boost in the number of cases.

Hawaii, Alaska, Montana and Wyoming are among the states that have relatively few coronavirus cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. For example, Montana has 743 cases and 21 deaths.

The virus has killed more than 121,000 people in the US.

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