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US Coronavirus: More than 97,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 in the last two weeks of July, report says – CNN

US Coronavirus: More than 97,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 in the last two weeks of July, report says - CNN 1(CNN) More than 97,000 children in the US tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, a new report says.

The report, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association, said in those two weeks, there was a 40% increase in child cases across the states and cities that were studied.

The age range for children differed by state, with some defining children as only those up to age 14 and one state — Alabama — pushing the limit to 24.

Source: US Coronavirus: More than 97,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 in the last two weeks of July, report says – CNN

U.S. surpasses 160,000 coronavirus deaths as school openings near – Reuters

U.S. surpasses 160,000 coronavirus deaths as school openings near - Reuters 2(Reuters) – U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic exceeded 160,000 on Friday, nearly a quarter of the world’s total, according to a Reuters tally, as the country debates whether schools are ready to reopen their doors in the coming weeks.

The country with the most coronavirus cases, the United States recorded 160,003 deaths and 4.91 million cases. Coronavirus deaths are rising in 23 states and cases in 20 states, according to a Reuters analysis of data the past two weeks compared with the prior two weeks.

On a per-capita basis, the United States ranks 10th highest in the world for both cases and deaths.

Source: U.S. surpasses 160,000 coronavirus deaths as school openings near – Reuters

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus – CNNPolitics

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus - CNNPolitics 3Washington (CNN) Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Thursday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

The announcement came shortly before DeWine, a Republican, was scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump in Cleveland.

DeWine was tested as part of the “standard protocol” to greet Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport, the governor’s office said in a statement. He is returning to Columbus, where he and his wife Fran will both be tested.

DeWine tweeted Thursday that he’s not experiencing symptoms at this time.

Source: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus – CNNPolitics

Ohio governor says 91 people got coronavirus after infected man went to church – CNN

Ohio governor says 91 people got coronavirus after infected man went to church - CNN 4(CNN) A man with Covid-19 went to church in mid-June, then 91 other people got sick, including 53 who were at the service, according to Ohio’s governor.

“It spread like wildfire, wildfire. Very, very scary,” Gov. MIke De Wine said Tuesday. “We know that our faith-based leaders want nothing more than to protect those who come to worship.”

To illustrate how one infected person can spread the virus, state health officials released a color graphic showing how the cases radiated to some who weren’t even at the service.

Source: Ohio governor says 91 people got coronavirus after infected man went to church – CNN

Two decades of pandemic war games failed to account for Donald Trump

Two decades of pandemic war games failed to account for Donald Trump 5The scenarios foresaw leaky travel bans, a scramble for vaccines, and disputes between state and federal leaders, but none could anticipate the current levels of dysfunction in the United States.

It’s all Trump’s fault (I’m paraphrasing).

Source: Two decades of pandemic war games failed to account for Donald Trump

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