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US records quarter of a million deaths from coronavirus

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Health Desk- 19 Nov 2020: The US has recorded more than 250,000 deaths from Covid-19, a bleak marker as cases soar once again across the country.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the country has now reported 250,029 deaths and nearly 11.5 million cases.

It has more reported infections and a higher death toll than any other country worldwide.

And cases have once again started to soar throughout the US, hitting new daily highs in the last week.

US infectious diseases Dr Anthony Fauci told media the country was ‘going in the wrong direction at a very precarious time’, with people more likely to gather inside as the weather gets colder.