U.S. could ‘see another 100,000 deaths by Inauguration Day,’ doctor says

  • “Once we get into the spring we easily could be at 450,000 or even 500,000 deaths,” said Dr. Ashish Jha as he assessed the Covid-19 surge in the United States.
  • Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said that he “feels pretty good” about hospital capacity in his state, but that he is worried about the well-being of healthcare workers in those hospitals.
  • The U.S. on Thursday reported a record 187,000 new cases of coronavirus and 2,015 deaths, the most since May, as the country faces severe outbreaks heading into the holiday season.

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