US surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases

More schools backtrack on in-person learning. ABC's Megan Tevrizian reports.
2:50 | 08/10/20

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This morning cove in nineteen cases nationwide surging past five million. The new region of concern the midwest in states like Ohio and Indiana as well as Kentucky and Tennessee. Kobe concerns not stop crowds from visiting Sturgis, South Dakota for the annual motorcycle rally. Tens of thousands of people swarming the streets Chicago's mayor now threatening to shut down the lake front posting these pictures of crowds on social media. Calling this reckless behavior. In taxes he says spiking. This state posting a record high seven day average of positive tests nearly one in every five people now testing positive. But new signs of relief around the country. Eighteen states are seen hospitalizations. Dropped and 21 states are seen productivity rates decline. Outside one church near Los Angeles tensions running high. The god speak calvary chapel. Defying a judge's order holding indoor services Sunday this government doesn't give us our rights Scott gave us these rights. Some schools now backtracking as cases among children skyrocket. With more than 300 in 30000 children testing positive nationwide. Nearly a 100000 of those cases reported in the last two weeks of July his high school in Georgia announcing he will switch to remote learning today and tomorrow. After nearly a dozen students and staff tested positive for the virus. The district rescinding the suspensions of two students who posted in these videos online last week. Showing crowded halls with few wearing masks I thought. Substances sentencing would be attends it in the school but it wasn't. Notre Dame kicking off a new school year today will be a socially distance mask for students last night meanwhile more problems for baseball the St. Louis Cardinals postponing yet another series because of the virus. In total nine players in seven staffers testing positive and college football potentially postponed. The commissioners of the power five conference is holding an emergency meeting Sunday sources telling ESPN that V ten presidents are ready to pull the plug. On its fall sports season and now some colleges are requiring students to promise not to party next semester. No kegs no road trips administrators Maureen failing to follow guidelines could result in suspension. A company had a lot opry cocaine in nineteen who wish insurance for college students who contract the virus while. According to the company's CEO of black arts tuition insurance will provide a week for Howard Dean. Activity he aunt who wish to lock it student each school can. Meg and thank you.

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