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‘I’m very concerned’: Doctor on Idaho’s coronavirus task force worried about continued surge in cases

A recent White House report lists Idaho as one of 18 “red zone” states for COVID-19. Hear what a doctor on the state coronavirus task force had to say about it. BOISE, Idaho — Idaho has made its way into a White House report, but it’s not for a good reason. A report was compiled […]

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India Coronavirus Cases Surge Past One Million

NEW DELHI — India hit a milestone on Friday morning that it had made great sacrifices to avoid: recording more than one million coronavirus infections. The virus has been gnawing its way across this country of 1.3 billion people and gaining speed, fueled by high population density, an already beleaguered health care system and a […]

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Lincoln Park Coronavirus Surge ‘Embarrassing,’ Ald. Says As Young Residents Pack Bars And Ignore Mask Rules – Block Club Chicago

LINCOLN PARK — Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) said she was not surprised, but embarrassed to learn that Lincoln Park was leading in the number of new coronavirus cases among young adults. Officials said last Friday that the neighborhood saw the largest increase in infections among people between 18 and 29 years old, which now make […]

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California hits record 11,000 daily cases amid coronavirus surge | US news

California recorded its largest number of coronavirus infections in a single day on Tuesday, amid efforts to halt reopening statewide. The state tallied 11,126 cases, the highest number since the pandemic began. The number of positive cases has increased 3.3% in the past seven days and 47.2% in the past 14 days, according to state […]

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As Illinois Reports 25 More Coronavirus Deaths, Chicago’s Top Doctor Warns City ‘Not Immune’ To Surge – Block Club Chicago

CHICAGO — Another 25 people died from coronavirus during the last day in Illinois, including 12 in Cook County. That’s a sharp jump from Monday, when officials said just six people were reported to have died. In all, 7,218 people have died from the virus in Illinois. The last 24 hours also saw 707 more […]

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Coronavirus Surge Is Killing America’s Small Businesses

On the last Friday of June, after Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas said that bars across the state would have to shut down a second time because coronavirus cases were skyrocketing, Mick Larkin decided he had had enough. No matter that Mr. Larkin, an owner of a karaoke club in Wichita Falls, Texas, had just […]

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Miami-Dade mayor says ‘this thing is everywhere,’ calls on community to take surge seriously

MIAMI, Fla. – Miami-Dade County continues to be the state’s hardest hit in the surge in COVID-19 cases. In the past day, the county’s confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by 3,576 to 64,444. The county has 1,139 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest total in the state. Last week, Mayor Carlos Gimenez rolled back some of the re-openings […]

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Trump admin resumes school reopening push amid coronavirus surge | News

The Trump administration has continued to press on for full school reopenings in the fall (autumn), with Education Secretary Betsy Devos insisting such action is necessary, despite record surges of coronavirus infections in the country. DeVos, in two television interviews on Sunday, insisted on the need for schools to reopen, even as several states were […]

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Coronavirus Surge, Roger Stone, Summer Gardens: Your Weekend Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead 1. Coronavirus cases in the U.S. are shattering records nearly every day. Cases in the U.S. soared to more than 68,000 on Friday — and set a single-day record for the seventh time in 11 […]

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Trump rally ‘likely’ source of dramatic coronavirus surge in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa that drew thousands of people in late June, along with large protests that accompanied it, “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new coronavirus cases, Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said Wednesday. Tulsa County reported 261 confirmed new cases on Monday, a […]

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