PBS NewsHour

Arkansas hospitals expect COVID patients to double by August

Clip: 07/16/2021 | 7m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

The White House warned Friday about a surge of COVID cases in some states and the connection with low vaccination rates and misinformation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported about 33,000 new cases Thursday — up from a 26,000 average a week ago. Total cases rose about 70% over the same week. Lisa Desjardins discusses the trend with Arkansas epidemiologist Dr. Jennifer Dillaha.

Aired: 07/16/21

Rating: NR

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