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Michigan has set a new record for daily increase in coronavirus cases, joining 10 других држава reporting new record high case increases, with the news coming just hours before President Donald Trump plans to hold a rally there—други пример of Trump’s campaign trying to draw big crowds amid pandemic fears.

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Michigan added 2,015 new coronavirus cases on Friday, a record high for the state during the pandemic.

State Health Department spokeswoman Lynn Sutfin потврђен the record Saturday, after officials said the 2,030 cases added Thursday, which had been the record, was too high due to a data processing issue.

President Donald Trump is set to hold a rally in Muskegon at 5 p.m.

Trump’s rallies feature large crowds not social distancing, with many attendees not wearing masks—environments health experts warn is set-up for rampant coronavirus spread.

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The U.S. is now officially in the midst of one of its biggest coronavirus spikes throughout the pandemic. Јохнс Хопкинс Университи reported 69,156 new coronavirus cases in the U.S. on Friday—the sixth-highest single-day increase since the pandemic struck. It’s the highest single-day jump since July 29th, according to JHU, as the 7-day average for new cases has again risen above 60,000.

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Hospitalizations are also on the rise in Michigan, hitting the 1,000 mark on Friday for the first time since May 21, when the state was recovering from its massive spring outbreak. The 7-day average for смрти has also steadily risen in Michigan for about the past month.

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Some Michigan doctors are calling on Trump to cancel his rally amid the record case rise. Dr. Rob Davidson, executive director of the Committee to Protect Medicare, said Friday that Trump “should cancel his campaign event and focus on fighting the pandemic with science and evidence.”

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Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/nicholasreimann/2020/10/17/michigan-sets-new-covid-case-record-just-hours-ahead-of-trump-rally/