States Dropping Restrictions Warned of Potential Fourth Wave
The U.S. has seen a 16% increase in new coronavirus cases per day over the past week according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Now government officials are warning of a potential fourth wave of new cases.
At least eight states have dropped mask and social distancing restrictions in recent weeks.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says she’ll be speaking with governors Tuesday after warning that some states are reopening too quickly with coronavirus cases on the rise.
The White House is hoping to get more people vaccinated by doubling the number of pharmacies offering the vaccine.
While some are pushing for vaccine passports to speed up the return to normal, The White House says it will not take the lead in developing the apps but will provide guidelines.