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  • Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 195.3 million and U.S. government may mandate vaccines for federal workers

    The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 195.3 million on Wednesday, while the death toll climbed above 4.17 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world with a total of 34.6 million cases and in deaths with 611,288 as the highly infectious delta variant continues to spread fast, especially in states with low vaccination rates. The federal government is weighing whether to have all federal employees vaccinated against...

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  • Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 196.6 million and more than 4 billion vaccine doses have been administered globally

    The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 196.6 million on Friday, while the death toll climbed above 4.19 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The data shows that 4 billion doses of vaccine have been administered globally. Duke University research suggests at least 11 billion doses are needed to achieve herd immunity across the world. The U.S. leads the world with a total of 34.8 million cases and in deaths with 612,122 as the highly...

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  • Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 194,7 million and U.S. to retain travel restrictions

    The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 194.7 million on Tuesday, while the death toll climbed above 4.16 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world with a total of 34.5 million cases and in deaths with 611,007 as the highly infectious delta variant continues to spread fast, especially in states with low vaccination rates. The federal government will keep existing COVID-19 travel restrictions on international travel in...

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  • Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 196 million and Biden expected to detail vaccination plan for federal workers

    The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 196 million on Thursday, while the death toll climbed above 4.18 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world with a total of 34.7 million cases and in deaths with 611,801 as the highly infectious delta variant continues to spread fast, especially in states with low vaccination rates. President Joe Biden will outline his plan to have federal workers either get vaccinated or face...

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  • Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 194 million and Fauci says U.S. is 'headed in wrong direction'

    The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 194.1 million on Monday, while the death toll climbed above 4.15 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world with a total of 34.4 million cases and in deaths with 610,891 as the highly infectious delta variant continues to spread fast, especially in states with low vaccination rates. The U.S. is in an "unnecessary predicament" of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans...

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  • Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 187.8 million and Netherlands sees 500% rise in cases after reopening

    The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 187.8 million on Wednesday, while the death toll climbed further above 4.04 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world with a total of 33.9 million cases and in deaths with 607,771, as the highly infectious delta variant continues to spread fast in states with low vaccination rates. In Europe, there was alarm at a 500% increase in cases in The Netherlands after it fully reopened,...

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  • Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 192.6 million and CDC head warns U.S. not out of the woods yet

    The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 192.6 million on Friday, while the death toll climbed above 4.1 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. leads the world with a total of 34.3 million cases and in deaths with 610,177 as the highly infectious delta variant continues to spread fast, especially in states with low vaccination rates. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky warned Thursday that the U.S. is not out of the woods yet, as the...

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