Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surges of coronavirus cases
At least 12 states have hit a pause on their reopening plans as the United States sees a surge in coronavirus cases across the entire country.
With July 4 celebrations approaching, officials are trying not to repeat scenes from Memorial Day, when thousands across the country flocked to beaches, bars and parties while experts cautioned the crowds could lead to spikes in cases down the road.
In Texas and parts of California, bars were directed to close back down while beaches in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach were ordered off-limits to the public during the upcoming holiday weekend. In Florida, on-premises alcohol consumption was suspended in bars statewide.
Full story by Christina Maxouris available on CNN