Voice of America
Voice of America 21 Jun 2020

As Protests Continue, Coronavirus Cases Spike in Many US States

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President Donald Trump returns to campaign trail while country yearns to get back to sense of normalcy


Despite repeated pleas from healthcare officials for citizens to wear a mask and practice social distance - those pleas are being ignored by a significant population in the United States, which now has a quarter of all confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world.

Most doctors say those two simple solutions are the easiest things Americans can do to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

In the U.S. state of Texas, where COVID-19 numbers spiked, many citizens said a mask just doesn't fit their lifestyle.
Now that coronavirus cases are falling in California, what will the guidelines be like to re-open businesses that are shut down? NewsNet's Danielle Radin reports.
Officials are beginning to see a rise in coronavirus cases in Spain and France as the summer months wind down and Europe continues to resume daily life. Aired on 09/2/2020.
The number of coronavirus cases is on the rise here in Germany, with authorities recording just over 1,700 new infections in the past 24 hours. It's the highest daily figure since April, when the pandemic was considered to be at its peak. The surge has been blamed on holidaymakers returning home, as well as parties and family gatherings. Earlier this month, Germany introduced free, mandatory tests for anyone returning from areas deemed to be high-risk for COVID-19 infections.

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