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Coronavirus updates: Trump says increase of cases is ‘great news’

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 520,000 people worldwide. Over 10.8 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due …

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COVID-19 Cases On The Rise In Parts Of Illinois

Illinois’ declining number of positive COVID-19 cases has started flattening over the past week in some areas of the state, while other areas are starting to see a slight uptick, according to two epidemiologists in Chicago. “Though it’s still tentative … the slowdown has really stopped, and we’re getting a little bit more of a flattening potentially, and a bit …

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Trump again hails U.S. COVID-19 testing as cases rise by record levels

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a “Spirit of America Showcase” event in the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo (Reuters) – President Donald Trump, yet again, hailed the United States’ coronavirus testing as COVID-19 cases in the country increased by more than 55,000 on Thursday, a new daily global …

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Kim Jong Un repeats claim that North Korea has no COVID-19 cases

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning that complacency risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis,” state media said Friday. Despite the warning, Kim reaffirmed North Korea’s claim to not have had a single case of COVID-19, telling a ruling party meeting Thursday that the country has “thoroughly prevented the inroad …

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COVID-19 cases tick up in area counties; Schenectady County reported 11 new Thursday

ALBANY — As coronavirus ravages the country, New York is not out of the woods, and warning signs are emerging ahead of the holiday weekend.  Albany County reported 14 new cases on Thursday, the largest single-day spike since June 4, when 18 new positive infections were reported.  Officials warned against reading too much into a one-day snapshot, but indicated concern, …

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111 new COVID-19 cases reported in Santa Barbara Co.

Santa Barbara County reported 111 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 3,261 confirmed cases as of July 2. Inmates at the federal prison in Lompoc account for 994 of the county’s total cases, none of which are currently considered active. Of the 374 active cases in the community, 64 people are hospitalized, including 20 patients …

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Surge in COVID-19 cases pushes Anchorage virus tracking to its limit

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – An ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases has stretched Anchorage contact tracers to their limit. The spike in new infections has been linked to people spending time indoors at busy bars and restaurants. An industry trade group wants to see the hospitality industry implement measures voluntarily to stop the spread of the virus. By Wednesday, Anchorage had …

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