Trump Says "Crisis Is Being Handled" As Cases Rise


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38 states seeing are seeing a rise in coronavirus cases in the past week.

Trump says that "the crisis is being handled" as United States braces for setting another record for daily cases. Trump says "We're putting out the flames" about the coronavirus and that things are "going well" amid surges. Fauci says "well beyond the worst spikes that we've seen" and warns that "we are not going in the right direction."

Trump touts plans to attend a Mt. Rushmore event, where there are no plans for social disancing or mask requirements.

Herman Cain is in the hospital with coronavirus less than two weeks after attending Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa.

Arizona emergency rooms is inundated with record number of patients as intensive care units reach 89 percent capacity. An Arizona emergency room doctor braces for surge ahead of the holiday weekend. A Texas doctor says that "the patients are getting younger and they're more sick... lost track of how many people were in their 20s." Texas hits new hospitalizations record with 7,382 patients. CNN goes inside a Texas hospital that is overwhelmed with patients.

A Broadway actor says he is having symptoms 107 days after testing positive for coronavirus.

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