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Texas reports 3,400 new COVID-19 cases, 135 deaths

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas health officials reported more than 3,400 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on Wednesday, as well as 135 new COVID-19 deaths.
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September 16 COVID-19 Test Results

September 16 COVID-19 Test Results

4 days ago   |   By Calculated Risk

The US is now mostly reporting over 700,000 tests per day. Based on the experience of other countries, the percent positive needs to be well under 5% to really push down new infections, so the US still needs to increase the number of tests per day significantly (or take actions to push down the number of new infections).
There were 665,622 test results reported over the last 24 hours.
There were 40,021 positive tests.
Over 13,000 people have died from COVID in the first half of September. See the graph on US Daily Deaths here .
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Why lawmakers may choose a more targeted approach for the second round of COVID stimulus

4 days ago   |   By Fortune

The coronavirus pandemic continues to surge in several states across the country, and while new cases have declined since a late-July spike, millions remain unemployed. The agenda for Washington has been a new COVID relief bill-a follow-up to March's $2.2 trillion CARES Act-ahead of a Congressional recess in October and the presidential election the following month.
Another sweeping COVID stimulus is unlikely to happen before then, however. The latest attempt-a $650 billion Republican “skinny” bill, slimmed down from the $3.4 trillion HEROES Act passed by House Democrats in May before...
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The Latest: Britain reports nearly 4,000 new virus cases

The Latest: Britain reports nearly 4,000 new virus cases

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

LONDON - The U.K. has recorded nearly 4,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time since May amid mounting concerns the country is on the verge of a second wave.
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