Prepper News Update July 6: The COVID-19 Edition

South Africa Sets Record with 26,000 Daily Cases Reported

The country is now being locked down, with a curfew, a ban on alcohol sales, and travel limits. Meanwhile cases continue to surge in Spain, Israel, and other countries as well.

COVID-19 Cases Climb Again in U.S.

After six months of decline, COVID-19 cases are slowly climbing in the U.S., according to the New York Times. Cases are up 5 percent over the past two weeks with an average of 11,797 cases per day over that period. Hospitalizations are down 3 percent and deaths are down 38 percent over the same period, to 194 per day. It remains to be seen if these figures, which lag cases, will increase or if the vaccination will keep the number of deaths low.

Video of the Day

This TV new report report discusses the Delta Plus variety, which is the Delta variation with an additional mutation, which may make it even more transmissible. My prediction of a new wave of COVID-19 is showing early signs of coming true. Monitor these numbers and prepare before it is too late. Last year, a week made the difference between whether you bought toilet paper or went home empty handed.

Author: The Pickled Prepper

Pete the Pickled Prepper lives on an isolated homestead on the side of a mountain deep in in rural America. He has been preparing for the end of the world for more than 25 years.