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ABC News 19 Nov 2020

US marks 250,000 COVID-19 deaths; new school shutdowns and restrictions


The nation's largest school district shut down in-person learning after New York City hit its self-imposed 3% positivity rate; officials warn of family gathering superspreader events.

Of the more than 1,200 health care workers that have died from COVID-19, 63% have been health care workers of color, according to a new report from Kaiser Health.
Canada hit another milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday when the death toll reached 10,000 people. Most of the deaths — more than 90 per cent — have been reported in Quebec and Ontario.

The 100 counties with the most COVID-19 deaths per capita are rural, poorer and have fewer health resources. ABC News goes to Georgia, where families are grieving and hospitals are overrun.
The U.S. has reported more than 100,000 new virus cases a day for the past two days and hospitalizations are rising in 47 states.

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