The U.S. Is Six Months Into Its Fight Against COVID-19, & This Is Everything We Know
At the time this article was published, there have been 3,761,362 recorded cases of COVID-19, and 140,157 deaths in the United States, according to the CDC. On June 20, the global death toll surpassed 600,000. Of course, by the time you’re reading this, those numbers will likely have increased — though hopefully, not by much. According to NPR, the amount of new cases in 49 areas across the U.S. has been on the rise. But in states such as New York, New Jersey, and Delaware the overall rate of new cases is declining. [QUESTION: Is this fair/clear to say? These states are still seeing new positive cases; the number of cases can’t decline — but fewer people are testing positive day after day?]

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