California, Michigan and New York City became the latest areas on Wednesday to pause some aspects of their reopening efforts as new cases spike across the country. Amid the surge, President Donald Trump said he’s “all for masks,” but he doesn’t think the U.S. needs a national mandate for people to wear them during the pandemic.
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- Global cases: More than 10.72 million
- Global deaths: At least 516,970
- U.S. cases: More than 2.68 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 128,064
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
New cases reported daily by state
Dow climbs more than 300 points after strong U.S. jobs report
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