At least 21 states have recorded at least a 10% rise in daily average positive cases of Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University data Thursday, demonstrating that the fight against the pandemic is far from over.

Iran Press/America: Hospitals are increasingly overwhelmed and reaching full capacities in part due to the influx of new coronavirus cases. State and local officials across the states are attempting to avoid a similar situation and are pushing to increase vaccination levels among adults, CNN reported.

More than 30% of US adults have been fully vaccinated, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

However, between varying rates of vaccine hesitancy and the pace of vaccinations, the timeline for vaccinating all willing adults varies greatly among states -- a growing concern because, for some locations, a new surge may have arrived.

In order to prevent a new surge as well as Covid-19 variants that may be more infecious, health experts continue to recommend mask-wearing, social distancing, and above all else, vaccination.


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