Washington Growing cases in Corona have worried election officials before the US is scheduled to vote for the upcoming Presidential Election 2020 on November 3. Now just a few days are left for the elections to be held, and before that new cases of Coronavirus In America are being seen in many states. Election officials have expressed concern about this.
In such a situation, local election officials in states like Iowa and Wisconsin are opening the polling station prematurely and are also hiring additional staff in fear of contagion, quarantine or infection. Election officials are appealing to voters to be prepared for long queues.
Scott County Auditor Roxana Moritz in Iowa has opened additional centers in Davenport and surrounding areas to keep the number of people at polling stations on election day.
Corona cases increased in many states
In addition to these two states, a large number of new cases of corona infection are being reported in the states of Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Also, the death toll in these states is also increasing continuously.
There have been record cases of corona infection in Wisconsin this week. Regarding Corona’s growing cases, Governor Tony Evans has said that the Wisconsin National Guard will be appointed if there is a shortage of staff at polling stations.
2.18 lakh deaths so far
Let us tell you that the whole world is struggling with the corona epidemic and millions of people have died so far. America is most affected by this epidemic. So far more than 2.18 lakh people have died due to corona epidemic in America, while more than 80.9 lakh people have been infected. At the same time, the number of people who died from corona in the world has exceeded 11.1 lakhs, while 3.94 crore people have been infected.