Fauci says new virus cases are at a disturbing level as the US eyes surge

Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that a new surge in Covid-19 cases could be on the way.

Data from John Hopkins University shows that there were more than 61,000 new cases reported on Wednesday.

On CNN, Fauci said, "It's almost a race between getting people vaccinated and this surge that seems to want to increase."

More than 109 million people in the U.S. have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

Fauci has encouraged people to stick to preventative tactics and get vaccinated. 

"Hang in there a bit longer. Now is not the time, as I've said so many times, to declare victory prematurely," said Fauci.

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