Scientists warned the escaped mink could broaden the infection range of the virus by introducing into the wild.
Up to 30,000 new COVID-19 hospitalizations per day are projected for December 21, according to forecasts received by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Several churches across the United States have seen outbreaks of the virus in recent months as many services resumed.
According to Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, it should be noted that less than three percent of people in Japan have been tested for the virus.
"It was terrible to see," said swan rescuer Caroline Sim.
The city is allowing outdoor dining, but the seven-day average for confirmed cases in Pasadena has risen since early November.
Concerns have been raised over the risk of contamination in Denmark because the culled mink are buried near drinking water reserves.
The seven-day average of cases in Pasadena has been rising from early November, after flattening out from late August, according to the city's health department.
The latest warnings follow record current COVID-19 hospitalizations reported for 10 days in a row since November 10.
Around 538 intensive care unit beds were projected to be needed in Oklahoma on Thursday, while 467 were reported to be available, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.
19 states have issued updated travel advisories ahead of the holiday to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19.
The nurse told the patient she had "seen more people die in the last two weeks than I have in my entire career."
The nurse noted "I've seen more people sick than I've ever seen in my life. They just drop so fast" in a video message shared on Twitter.
Several states, including Pennsylvania, Wyoming and Nevada, saw record average case tallies in the two weeks since the election.
The seven-day average for daily COVID-19 deaths has increased by 34 percent from the figure on November 3, according to Worldometer.
Back in August, Reynolds said "I believe we can get there without a mask mandate," when asked how her team was working to decrease infections.
The country's total number of COVID-19 deaths is projected to reach around 257,958 by Thanksgiving, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.
She compared scenes in "short staffed" hospitals to those in the surrounding communities, where some have ignored social distancing rules.
The average daily case count increased in all states, except for Georgia and Montana, over the past two weeks, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Entry to all Costco locations will only be allowed to those who comply with the new guidelines.
The state's mask mandate was extended to December 11 and has received a flood of opposition following the announcement.
In the past week, Iowa reported the third-highest number of cases per capita in the country, according to the CDC.
Many of the infection-free countries closed their borders to all foreign travelers from the early stages of the pandemic.
The governor's latest order advised residents to "only leave your home if it's absolutely necessary" and warned against gatherings with those outside their household.
President-elect Biden will "spare no effort to turn this pandemic around" and his COVID-19 strategy will "follow the science."
By late December, the number of beds needed is forecast to nearly double the current number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).
Memes featuring various celebrities, including Kanye West and actors from the "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, have surfaced across social media following the latest news.
Just a day after the election, the U.S. reported its highest single-day rise in coronavirus cases since the outbreak began.
The average number of daily new cases in the U.S. has been rising on a sharp incline since mid-September.