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10 States Log Record Daily Coronavirus Deaths As Pandemic Continues Surge In US

U.S. coronavirus deaths surged nearly 1,300 on Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day increase since May. California, Florida and Texas are among the states that reported record spikes in daily average deaths this week, along with less populous states like Arkansas, Montana and Oregon.

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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