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The White House on Thursday identified the Chicago and Detroit areas as two potential hot spots for coronavirus cases as the disease spreads in pockets of the U.S.
Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus response, told reporters at a briefing that officials are concerned about rapid increases in cases in Cook County, Ill., and Wayne County, Mich. The two counties encapsulate the cities and surrounding communities of Chicago and Detroit, respectively.
The article goes on to state the following:
“We have integrated all of our information to not only look at where the cases are today, but how they’re moving so we can alert FEMA to where we think the next potential hot spot is,” Birx said.
Birx continued, “All of the counties I mentioned, the hot spots are in urban areas or communities that serve that urban area.”
NEW! There are two new growing #Covid19 hotspots in the U.S.: Wayne County in Michigan (Detroit) and Cook County (Chicago). Along with the high rate of infection in New York area, White House Coordinator Deborah Birx says the new hot spots are in urban areas @NarativLive pic.twitter.com/SEu71Xk7O7
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