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US coronavirus-case count is highest in a week
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The U.S. added 47,643 new coronavirus cases Friday, the largest daily increase in a week, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Globally, nearly 320,000 cases were reported, bringing the total close to 28.5 million.
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Schools: In New York, the teachers union said adequate protective gear and testing and cleaning practices were still not in place.
"We understand what we're responsible for," Michael Mulgrew, president of the United Federation of Teachers, said Friday in a YouTube video for members, laying out the message he was delivering to city officials. "But we also know what you're responsible for. And if you can't make that happen before the children come into schools, then we're not going to let you open the schools."
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