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US COVID-19 fatalities jump a record 1,939 in a day

WASHINGTON: Nearly 2,000 people infected with COVID-19 have died in the United States in the last 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University on Tuesday (Apr 7) night.

The record daily figure of 1,939 brings the total number of deaths in the US as of Tuesday night to 12,722, which is approaching death tolls in the worst-hit countries so far - Italy with 17,127 dead and Spain with 13,798.

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Despite many making comparisons to the HIV outbreak and AIDS crisis in the 1980s to the current COVID-19 pandemic, leaders in Washington D.C’s Capitol Hill LGBT+ community warn against the analogy of the two crises as despite having certain similarities, the response by the public and governments differ greatly.  Fred Swanson, the Executive Director of […]
WASHINGTON: Nearly 2,000 people infected with COVID-19 have died in the United States in the last 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University on Tuesday (Apr 7) night.

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