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As the COVID-19 deaths in the US shatter leaders are calling for an increase in the wearing of masks

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U.S. leaders urgently called on Americans to wear masks and threatened even more drastic stay-at-home orders after deaths from the coronavirus set a single-day record, with two people dying every minute.

More than 213,830 new cases and 2,861 deaths were reported on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally of official data. With COVID-19 entering hospitals in the United States also at record levels, many experts expect the death toll to exceed 3,000 per day soon.


4 December 2020


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