US COVID-19 Deaths Top 1k For 5th Day As US Outbreak Slows, Europe Accelerates: Live Updates

Tyler Durden

Sat, 08/01/2020 – 11:33

Summary:

Florida deaths top 7k
Poland suffers 3rd record jump in COVID-19 cases
Germany sees “R” rate hit 1.06
Tokyo reports 472
Russia hopes to start mass vaccinations in October

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For the next few days, the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be the only major disaster unfolding in the Sun Belt: Hurricane Isais is headed straight for Miami-Dade, the worst-hit county in the worst-hit state.

To be sure, as we pointed out yesterday, hospitalizations and single-day case tallies, and daily positivity percentages appear to finally be declining across the Sun Belt.

However, deaths have continued to climb. In the US, COVID-19 daily deaths topped 1,000 – another 1,353 deaths, to be exact – for the fifth consecutive day…

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