U.S. Leads the Globe as Coronavirus Deaths Pass 150,000, Hospitalizations Rise

California, Texas and Florida are among states seeing increases in fatalities

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2020欧洲杯APPDeaths in the U.S. from the new coronavirus topped 150,000 on Wednesday, with the country leading the globe in the number of cases and fatalities.

In California, Florida and Texas, the seven-day average daily death toll was more than the 14-day average, according to an analysis of Johns Hopkins University data by The Wall Street Journal. That implies that deaths are increasing in those places.

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