‘Now they’re having little blips, as you might expect, as they try to reopen. We went up, never came down to baseline, and now we’re surging back up, so it’s a serious situation that we have to address immediately.’
There were more than 47,000 new cases reported across the country Monday along with 337 new deaths, bringing the totals to 2,935,712 infections and 130,284 fatalities – the highest totals of any country in the world.
Fauci continued to urge people to wash their hands, wear masks and socially distance in public in order to avoid catching the virus.
He also warned younger people that they are not ‘invulnerable’ to getting serious infections, as crowds flock back to bars and other public places amid the reopening.