HEADLINES • UAE reports 85 new coronavirus cases, 7 recoveries • China bars foreigners amid concerns of second virus wave • U.S. deaths from COVID-19 pandemic rise to 1,041..
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Bloomberg: U.S. deaths from the pandemic have risen to 1,041. America's number of infections has hit approximately 69,000.
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Worldwide, the death toll climbed past 21,000, according to a running count kept by Johns Hopkins University.
The number of dead in the U.S. rose to 1,041 as of late Wednesday, with nearly 70,000 infections.
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The UAE has reported 85 new coronavirus cases and seven recoveries, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday