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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS (5.12.2021, 12:16pm CEST, WHO):   U.S. 22,261    India 348,421    Brazil 25,200    France 3,014    Turkey 13,604    Russia 8,465    The United Kingdom 2,357    Italy 5,077    Spain 1,349    Germany 6,125    Argentina 17,381    Columbia 12,543    Poland 3,097    Iran 18,133    Ukraine 2,208    Peru 3,080    Indonesia 5,021    Czechia 1,533    South Africa 1,129    The Netherlands 5,910    Canada 7,520    Chile 3,738    Iraq 5,285    Philippines 4,734    Pakistan 3,084    Bangladesh 1,230    Japan 5,885    United Arab Emirates 1,614    Malaysia 3,973    Nepal 9,317    Bulgaria 1,078    Greece 1,900    Georgia 1,788    Tunisia 1,161    Bolivia 1,599    Paraguay 1,859    Costa Rica 1,500    Lithuania 2,035    Egypt 1,180    Uruguay 2,187    Venezuela 1,292    Bahrain 1,732    Sri Lanka 2,568    Cuba 1,071    Norway 1,031    Thailand 1,983    Maldives 1,501    China 28    Singapore 25    New Zealand 1    Australia 8    South Korea 635   

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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