US States Halt Reopening due to Surge of COVID-19

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Many states in the United States have moved to halt or backtrack their economic reopening following a sudden surge of new COVID-19 infections this week. Governor Ron DeSantis of southeastern US state Florida on Friday ordered to close bars immediately as a record of 8,942 new COVID-19 cases were reported in a single day. The previous record of 5,511 was set just two days ago, Xinhua news agency reported.