NewsNet 26 Oct 2020

U.S. Sets Record for New COVID Cases Reported in a Week


The U.S. saw more than 481,000 new cases of COVID last week, setting a record for the most new cases reported in a week since the pandemic first started.

B.C. shattered its single-day record for new COVID-19 cases, confirming another 941 on Tuesday and 10 more deaths within the last 24 hours. 
The U.S. just recorded its worst week for new COVID-19 infections since the beginning of the pandemic, with over 500,000 new cases. Dr. Neeta Ogden joined CBSN to discuss the surge, which is especially severe in parts of the Midwest.
NBC News' Morgan Chesky speaks to health officials in El Paso, Texas, as a surge in coronavirus cases forces the city to increase its number of mobile morgues. These facilities are needed to deal with the rise of hospitalizations and deaths due to the virus.
Manitoba reported 146 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, setting a record daily high for the fourth time in a week.

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