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Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts surpasses 110,000 – WCVB Boston

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

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‘It’s the same thing every damn day’ | Dr. Hotez says Houston COVID-19 numbers are still too high – KHOU.com

Dr. Peter Hotez warns about dangers of reopening schools with this level of transmission in community.

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HOUSTON As we begin a new work week, Houston is reporting more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the fifth day in a row. The city also reported eight new deaths related to the virus.
“I certainly don’t see progress,” said infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Hotez. 
Hotez says rising deaths in Houston are a concern. 
“It’s the same thing every damn day,” Hotez said. “It’s Hispanic, Hispanic, Black, Black, Hispanic. I think it’s historic decimation of the Hispanic/Latina community, not only in …

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Valley still breaking records in virus case activity – Monitor

Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez reported 12 deaths related to COVID-19 and 347 additional cases in a news release Sunday, as the county’s death toll is now at 656.  “Unfortunately, the death toll continues to mount but I remain hopeful that August will…

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Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez reported 12 deaths related to COVID-19 and 347 additional cases in a news release Sunday, as the countys death toll is now at 656. 
Unfortunately, the death toll continues to mount but I remain hopeful that August will be a better month for Hidalgo County than July, Cortez said in the release. We must remain committed to staying safe by staying home.
The ages of the 12 reported deaths range from a woman in her 50s to a man in his 70s. 
County officials s…

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Coronavirus killed Mauro Rojas. Only 25, he and his family still had ‘so much planned together’ – The Advocate

Mauro Rojas had been looking forward to a few family trips he planned to take this year and had been working at chemical plants to save up money for starting

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Mauro Rojas had been looking forward to a few family trips he planned to take this year and had been working at chemical plants to save up money for starting an aquarium business to support his young family.
Within a month’s time, Rojas, just 25, was hospitalized, placed on a ventilator and died from the coronavirus, leaving behind two young children and his wife of six years. 
Just before Fathers Day, the Prairieville father began feeling the start of what he thought was strep throat, and a t…

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