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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24h (2.24.2021, 10:20am CET, WHO):   U.S. 55,190    India 13,742    Brazil 29,986    Russia 11,823    The United Kingdom 10,641    France 3,760    Spain 1,614    Italy 9,617    Turkey 8,104    Germany 3,883    Columbia 3,401    Argentina 7,477    Mexico 2,252    Poland 6,304    Iran 8,330    Ukraine 4,182    Indonesia 9,775    Peru 3,448    Czechia 11,311    The Netherlands 4,217    Canada 3,865    Chile 2,308    Romania 1,634    Iraq 4,181    Pakistan 1,050    Philippines 1,409    Austria 1,121    Serbia 2,956    Japan 1,011    Hungary 1,628    United Arab Emirates 3,005    Jordan 4,139    Lebanon 2,723    Slovakia 1,998    Malaysia 2,468    Belarus 1,144    Bulgaria 1,925    Kuwait 1,015    Albania 1,039    China 24    Singapore 4    New Zealand 4    Australia 7    South Korea 439   

U.S. coronavirus cases soar past 7,000, all states reported cases

Christian Fernsby |
Every U.S. state now has coronavirus after West Virginia reported its first case.

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Topics: U.S.    CORONAVIRUS   

Nationwide, more than 7,000 people have been infected, and more than 110 have died.

"The bottom line is things will get much worse," said Dr. James Phillips, an assistant professor at George Washington University Hospital.

"We're at a significant risk of overwhelming the number of beds we have."

"We're so far behind on testing, there's only one way we can be certain not to transmit the virus and be certain not to get it ourselves.

And that is that we need to start treating every person as though they have this," Phillips said.

"The time for half measures is over," San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said.

"History will not forgive us for waiting an hour more."

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