Emergency Rooms are being overwhelmed in parts of the nation by new Covid- 19 cases. In Texas hospitals are struggling to cope with the numbers of people coming through their doors.
Seattle is also seeing a new wave of Covid patients, after it was the first Covid- 19 hotspot in the country. However, medics have warned that people are also turning up for testing who have no symptoms, which is putting undue pressure on the system.
The Sunbelt States are being particularly hard hit at this time with many hospitals struggling to cope.
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