New COVID-19 cases rose in 27 of the 50 U.S. states in September compared to August, led by a 111 percent increase in Wisconsin, according to analysis.
The Midwest states of North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin have all seen cases increase by more than 50% each month, as do Montana, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming. here
Illinois had the smallest increase in the 27 states with rising cases, an increase of 5% per month – over a month. The only countries in the Midwest where the cases fall were Ohio and Indiana. here
The United States reported 1.18 million new cases in September compared to 1.41 million in August. In total, cases in the country reached 7.26 million compared to 6.05 million at the end of August, an increase of 19%.
In states where cases fall monthly, California dropped by 50%, followed by Nevada at 49% and Florida by 47%.
Florida announced September 25 that it is removing all restrictions on businesses, allowing bars and restaurants to be fully operational.
However, many businesses across the United States continue to adopt cost-saving measures as profits take effect from COVID-19 limits, such as energy efficiency.
Walt Disney Co DIS.N on Tuesday announced it would lay off an estimated 28,000 workers, mostly in its U.S. parks, where its victims were crushed by the epidemic – particularly in California, where Disneyland is still closed.
Twenty-one countries reported more deaths in September than in August, with higher percentages in North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The United States reported 22,300 new deaths in September compared to 28,700 deaths in August, bringing the death toll in the country to more than 207,000.
California and Texas had the highest number of COVID-19 patients in more than 3,000 hospitals each. Vermont has one coronavirus patient hospitalized at the end of the month.