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17 Jul 2020

Florida enduring worst ongoing coronavirus outbreak in US

Another grim record has been broken for the eleventh time in a month: the US has seen its biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases yet, with 75,600 infections.

Florida now has the country’s worst ongoing outbreak – 156 people died there in the last 24 hours. And this just weeks after the state’s governor boasted about his success in handling the pandemic.