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Coronavirus toll set to surge in United Kingdom

Coronavirus toll set to surge in United Kingdom
Washington: The United States edged close to registering 200,000 Covid-19 deaths on Monday, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump stays...

World September 22, 2020 Washington: The United States edged close to registering 200,000 Covid-19 deaths on Monday, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump stays in office.Trump insisted on “Fox and Friends” on Monday that the United States was “rounding the corner with or without a vaccine.It’s likely that the US actually crossed 200,000 deaths in July, said Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Research Institute, citing the excess mortality rate.The US has had the world’s highest official death toll for months, ahead of Brazil and India, with 136,895 and 87,882 deaths respectively.

Meanwhile, England is on track for about 50,000 coronavirus cases a day by mid-October and a surging death toll unless the public gets serious about preventive action, top UK advisers warned on Monday.According to a rolling tally by Johns Hopkins University, 199,531 Americans have died and 6.

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