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US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow

11 monthes ago   |   By WLWT


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States Shatter Coronavirus Records As Officials Eye Holiday Weekend With Alarm

States Shatter Coronavirus Records As Officials Eye Holiday Weekend With Alarm

11 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Both Florida and South Carolina reported their highest-ever daily totals for new cases. But they're not alone: The caseload is spiking across the U.S., and the Fourth of July may only make it worse.
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U.S. Holiday Weekend Adds to Coronavirus Worries as Case Counts Grow

U.S. Holiday Weekend Adds to Coronavirus Worries as Case Counts Grow

11 monthes ago   |   By Time

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. - Florida reported a record number of coronavirus cases on Saturday, the latest sign that the virus is surging in many parts of the United States, casting a pall over Fourth of July celebrations.
Officials and health authorities warned people to take precautions or simply stay home on Independence Day, as confirmed cases are climbing in 40 states. The U.S. set another daily record Friday with 52,300 newly reported infections, according to numbers kept by Johns Hopkins University.
The U.S. has more than 2.8 million confirmed cases - about a quarter of worldwide...
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