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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Nearly Quadrupled During Summer Season

COVID-19 didn't pass despite higher temperatures

Summer has run its course, and with it, the toll of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States has only grown worse. From Memorial Day weekend through the unofficial end of the season Monday, the number of Americans who died of COVID-19 shot up from just under 100,000 to more than 186,000, according to data tracked by The Washington Post, as infections nearly quadrupled to upward of 6.2 million.

<p">Today, President Donald Trump continued to assert that his administration could produce a vaccine by November, although such a statement contradicts the timeline laid out by his administration's health officials. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced plans Tuesday to vote on an enemic coronavirus relief bill later this week in the Senate. McConnell has struggled even to unite Republicans behind the bill, and is likely to suffer some GOP defections.

New York, once considered the main U.S. hot spot of the novel coronavirus, marked a promising turning point as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) announced that the state’s infection rate has remained below 1 percent for 30 straight days.

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