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Donald Trump says coronavirus will ‘disappear’ as Florida cases surge for fifth day – SBS News

The virus has claimed over 140,000 US lives and states such as Florida, California and Texas shatter case records every day. Even so, the Trump administration wants schools open and is resisting a federal mandate to wear masks in public.

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As US President Donald Trump pledged the coronavirus was coming under control on Sunday, Florida reported over 12,000 new cases of COVID-19, the fifth day in a row the state has announced over 10,000 new infections.
The virus has claimed over 140,000 US lives total since the pandemic started and Florida, California, Texas and other southern and western states shatter records every day.
Despite record levels of new cases nationwide, the Trump administration is pushing for school to reopen in a …

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