July 30, 2020

Florida hits another record virus death toll as storm looms

Miami (AFP) – Florida registered a record 253 coronavirus deaths on Thursday, setting a grim new high for the third day in a row as the state closes down some COVID-19 test centers due to a looming tropical storm.The state’s daily toll has leapt over the last week, bringing the overall deaths to 6,586, according to the Florida department of health.As the pandemic wreaks havoc, the state is readying for Tropical Storm Isaias, which is approaching with sustained winds of 95 kilometers (59 miles) an hour and stronger gusts.Isaias caused floods on Wednesday night in Puerto Rico, and its tracking p…

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