US death toll from the virus eclipses China’s official count

In the United States, where the spread of the coronavirus has been accelerating, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to 1 million more workers were needed.
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Relief package billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortages amid coronavirus outbreak

For more than a week, governors have pushed back against administration assurances that supplies are available now, bitterly complaining to President Donald Trump that there's no coordination.

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Nearly 1,500 people have coronavirus in North Carolina, 8 deaths reported

North Carolina reported another 191 cases of coronavirus Tuesday morning, bringing the state’s total to 1,498, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS).
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Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships

Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are anxious to disembark once they reach Florida, but Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state’s health care resources are already stretched too thin to take on another ship’s coronavirus caseload.

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$2 trillion federal relief bill offers help for state agriculture

Midlands Tech donates supplies to aid medical community

Small Business Administration loans available in 25 S.C. counties following disaster declaration

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  ‘There’s just not enough to go around’: Midlands healthcare workers struggle getting supplies

  To protect first responders, counties want to know addresses of COVID-19 patients

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  US cities brace for coronavirus spread; Spain’s hospitals at breaking point

The top infectious-disease expert in the United States warned that smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing.

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Carolina Panthers release QB, former MVP Cam Newton after nine years

Dawn Staley named WBCA National Coach of the Year

Dawn Staley named AP National Coach of the Year

Panthers give Cam Newton permission to seek trade

After nine years with the Carolina Panthers, quarterback Cam Newton now has the team’s permission to seek a trade.

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Rep. Joe Cunningham calling on McMaster to issue statewide stay-at home order

Rep. Joe Cunningham is calling on Gov. Henry McMaster to issue a statewide stay-at-home order. Cunningham tweeted on Monday afternoon that he was urging the stay-at-home be done immediately.
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As virus makes goodbyes hard, fears of many more rise in US

The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hotspots in nursing homes and a growing list of stricken cities heightened the sense of dread across the country.

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  Officials: Dept. of Mental Health employee tests positive for COVID-19 while on leave for more than 2 weeks