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US coronavirus: Daily Covid-19 cases will soon reach six figures, warns an expert, as the US reports a daily high of more than 83,000 infections

“We’ll easily hit six-digit numbers in terms of the number of cases,” Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, told CNN on Friday evening. “And deaths will skyrocket in the next three to four weeks, after usually new cases by about two to three weeks.” This is because the 7-day …

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Some Hospitals in Crisis as U.S. Approaches High for COVID-19 Cases

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – The United States approaches a record number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign of the disease’s impact on the nation as states from Connecticut to Rocky Mountain West boom. The effects are being felt across the country – a lockdown on the Oglala Sioux Tribe reservation in South Dakota starting Friday, a …

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Chicago COVID-19 Today: Corporate curfew, other bar restrictions imposed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot will take effect with a surge in coronavirus cases

CHICAGO (WLS) – Chicago’s new COVID-19 restrictions, including a corporate curfew and ban on indoor service for unlicensed bars, go into effect Friday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s action comes days after a warning of rising COVID-19 cases in the city, with the average number of daily cases nearing 700. Under the new rules, bars without a food permit cannot have indoor …

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Italy has registered more than 19,000 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours

A medical worker prepares an injection in a corridor of the Infectious Diseases Department at Gonesse Hospital before visiting a patient in Gonesse, north of Paris, on October 22. Christophe Archambault / AFP / Getty Images The five countries with the highest rates of coronavirus infections as measured by population are all in Europe. This comes from the latest Johns …

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Illinois COVID 19 Update: IL Reports 3,874 New Coronavirus Cases, 31 Deaths; IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike advocates combating pandemic fatigue

CHICAGO (WLS) – Illinois public health officials announced 3,874 new cases of COVID-19 and 31 more deaths on Friday. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois now stands at 364,033, with 9,418 deaths, reported the Illinois Department of Public Health. Within 24 hours, officials processed 82,256 copies for a total of 7,113,338 copies, according to the state. The 7-day …

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U.S. coronavirus: new cases, hospital stays on the rise

Thirty-two states reported rising Covid-19 infections, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Thursday was the highest day for new infections since July 24th and the day with the fourth highest total number of all time (71,671), says Johns Hopkins. More than 41,000 people have been hospitalized across the country, according to the Covid Tracking Project. This is the highest number …

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Idaho has recorded 9 coronavirus cases daily, 9 more dead

According to Central District Health, Ada County reported 231 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Thursday – the largest number in a day since July 22, when 243 were recorded, and a big reason why Idaho hit a record high for the second time this week. Nationwide, 777 cases were confirmed and 197 probabilities registered on Thursday, a total …

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