Manitoba reported 146 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, setting a record daily high for the fourth time in a week.
#France's new #Covid-19 infections are on average increasing by more than 18,000 a day, a seven-week high, and the number of people hospitalised is rising again as the country grapples with the more infectious #variant of the virus first found in Britain. Plus, 129 Americans are testing positive for COVID-19 every minute in the U.S. and all eyes are on the Georgia Senate runoff races. #France is still far from reducing the number of its new #Covid-19 cases per day to 5,000, and the risk of a strong rebound of the #pandemic remains high, the health ministry's top official said on Monday. Hospitals in New York state have been asked to make a list of retired doctors and nurses that can be called on if Covid-19 cases become overwhelming for hospitals. NBC News' Rehema Ellis reports from Elmhurst Hospital where they are prepping for another rush of patients.