Hilary Duff Slams Fourth of July Partiers amid Coronavirus Surge: 'It's Embarrassing'

Duff's home state of California is currently among multiple states, including Arizona and Texas, that have become hotspots for new coronavirus cases.

In the past week, California’s Los Angeles County had its highest number of single-day cases and as of Saturday, there have been 16,191 confirmed cases in neighboring Orange County, with 413 new cases having been reported in a 24-hour span.

As of Sunday morning, the state has at least 258,880 confirmed cases of COVID-19, while at least 6,329 people have died from coronavirus-related illnesses, according to the New York Times.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has issued a warning to Americans that the numbers could get much higher if the coronavirus continues to spread at this rate.

“I would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not turn around,” Fauci said while testifying at Senate hearings about COVID-19 late last month. “And so I am very concerned.”

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