Fauci says new Covid-19 cases are at a disturbing level as the US is primed for a surge

By Madeline Holcombe8 days ago

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(CNN)The number of new Covid-19 cases has plateaued at a “disturbingly high level,“ and the US is at risk from a new surge, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned on Wednesday.

Although off the highs of earlier this year, there were still more than 61,000 new cases reported on Wednesday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. And the numbers are concerning, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told CNN's Anderson Cooper, particularly given the spread of variants.

“It's almost a race between getting people vaccinated and this surge that seems to want to increase,“ Fauci said, noting Europe is experiencing a spike much like the one experts worry about for the US.

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