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New Cases Of Coronavirus Exceed 100K For 2nd Day In A Row In US

Donald Trump leaves the hospital after treatment for the coronavirus (photo: public domain)

Although Donald Trump told his followers on the campaign trail about the coronavirus – “By the way, on November 4, you won’t hear about it anymore” – sadly we are.

For the second day in a row, the U.S. has reported over 100,000 new cases of the virus in a single day.

From the New York Times:

The country burst across the 100,000 threshold of reported cases a day earlier, the first time it had done so since the pandemic began. The total count of new infections Wednesday was at least 107,000, according to a New York Times database.

On Thursday evening, the county in the U.S. hit 102,297, and was expected to go up.

Twenty-three states have recorded more cases in the past week than in any other seven-day stretch.

Five states — Colorado, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota and Nebraska — set single-day case records on Wednesday. Cases were also mounting in the Mountain West and even in the Northeast, which over the summer seemed to be getting the virus under control.

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