U.S. coronavirus death toll reaches 150,000, highest in the world

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U.S. coronavirus death toll reaches 150,000, highest in the worldHealth experts predict the number could reach 200,000 in less than two months. The United States COVID-19 deaths topped 150,000 on Wednesday, the highest in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University. Brazil and Great Britain reportedly rank 2nd and 3rd in coronavirus related deaths. As of July 23, there are 4 million confirmed infections in the U.S, USA Today reports. California, Texas and Florida saw record-breaking death tolls this week, while Tennessee and Arkansas set records for both deaths and news cases. Read More: NBA player Michael Porter Jr. says that COVID-19 is being used for...
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India gears up to celebrate the nation's 74th Independence Day on August 15. Security has been put on high alert in the national capital. Strict checking on vehicular movement is being done across the city. This year, curtailed celebrations have been planned in view of Covid pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the Tricolour flag at Delhi's Red Fort to mark Independence Day. The Prime Minister will also address the nation on August 15. It will be PM Modi's second Independence Day speech of his second consecutive term in office. In Jammu and Kashmir, a full dress rehearsal was held in Doda ahead of the Independence Day. The Tricolour flag was unfurled by Additional Dy Commissioner, Doda, Kishori Lal. A march past also took place by cadets at the Sports Stadium. Jammu and Kashmir Police, Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) took part in the dress rehearsal. Students of educational institutions also participated and presented cultural program at the event.

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