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Texas Rep. Sylvia García Wants to Make Wearing a Face Mask Mandatory Inside Federal Buildings

With the increase of coronavirus cases, Democrats rally to support a bill that would make face masks mandatory inside federal buildings.

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Florida Democrats to DeSantis: ‘Start Telling Floridians the Truth’

On Sunday, state health officials confirmed 15,299 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, a new record for the largest number of new cases in a state in a single day.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in PR

New coronavirus cases are on the rise and the recently-appointed Secretary of Health is getting a salary increase of almost $10,000 a month. Here's what's happening in PR this week.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

On Friday Florida saw the second highest single-day total of new cases since the pandemic began in March.

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Here Are the Newest COVID-19 Symptoms, According to the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added new COVID-19 symptoms, that include among others, feeling foggy, acting differently, or confused.

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Daequan Wimberly: What We Know About Florida’s Youngest COVID Victim

It is not known where the child, who rode a bus to a school for special-needs children and underwent regular hospital treatments, caught the illness. He is now the youngest COVID victim in Florida.

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Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months

On Monday, 204 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Puerto Rico after the long weekend, the highest number in the past three months. The first case in a long-term elderly care facility also surfaced.