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U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Surpass World War I Toll; Nine States Report New Highs for COVID Cases

HeadlineJun 17, 2020

In the United States, another 740 people have died from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to nearly 117,000. More Americans have now died from the virus than were killed in World War I. The Washington Post is reporting nine states reported single-day highs of COVID cases on Tuesday or new seven-day average highs. The states are Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas.

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