Dr. Anthony Fauci said states hit by a wave of new coronavirus cases should consider shutting down.
His comments came Wednesday during an interview on a Wall Street Journal podcast.
“Any state that is having a serious problem, that state should seriously look at shutting down,” said Fauci, a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. “It’s not for me to say because each state is different.”
Last month, Fauci noted the U.S is “going in the wrong direction” in its effort to contain the coronavirus. And he said new cases of COVID-19 could increase to 100,000 a day.
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