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CBS News 20 Oct 2020

New coronavirus cases surging across the U.S


More than 8.2 million coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the United States, and the latest surge in the pandemic continues in many states. Dr. Dyan Hes, a pediatrician in New York City, joins CBSN to discuss the latest.

The CDC is now recommending Americans wear masks on public transportation. ABC's Faith Abubey reports.
Early voting began in Wisconsin on Tuesday, as the state grapples with a recent surge in new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. CBS News campaign reporter Adam Brewster discusses some of the safety measures in place at polling locations and how the key swing state is still up for grabs.
Countries across Europe have announced new restrictions after daily coronavirus cases on the continent passed 150,000.

The World Health Organization welcomed the curbs, saying they are "absolutely essential" to stop COVID-19 from overwhelming hospitals.

All bars and restaurants have been ordered to close in Belgium, while restrictions on social contact have been introduced in Italy.
Communities across the country are announcing new coronavirus restrictions as cases continue to surge. CBS News correspondent Ian Lee joins "CBSN AM" to talk about the latest numbers.

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