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COVID-19 becomes top killer in U.S. as hospitals fill up: “It’s one giant ball of anxiety” – CBS News

Across the country, 100,000 people are in hospitals, and 11 states broke records this week for new cases reported in a single day.

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The coronavirus surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States this week, as many of the nation’s hospitals are overwhelmed and officials implement new COVID-19 restrictions. 
A record-breaking 227,00 new cases were reported in the U.S. on Friday alone — the first time the daily case count has topped 220,000, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University. 
An average of 2,000 people have died of the disease each day since last Saturday. The total U.S. death toll…

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