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CBS News - Health

New coronavirus cases skyrocket on Fourth of July weekend -- Health officials warn the outbreak will spiral further out of control if Americans don't stay home this weekend.

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Florida "heading a million mph in the wrong direction" in virus fight -- Florida's most populous county instituted an overnight curfew, and beaches and businesses began closing down again as the state's number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations keep rising.

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105 University of Washington frat members have coronavirus -- Experts say the outbreak is a troubling sign of what may be in store if colleges reopen in the fall.

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Gym owners: Why close fitness centers while bars stay open? -- "Gyms are more essential than a bar any day of the week," said James Wiese, co-owner of Michigan Crunch franchises.

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Texas governor issues mandatory mask policy -- The order also gives local authorities the ability to limit gatherings of more than 10 people.

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Consumers avoiding stores amid COVID surge -- A recovery in foot traffic to reopened businesses is starting to reverse as states fail to contain the coronavirus.

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Alabama "unable to identify" students holding COVID parties -- Officials in Tuscaloosa, where the school is based, said students known to be COVID-19 positive were attending parties and infecting others

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Man who posted regret about going out died of coronavirus a day later -- "Because of my stupidity I put my mom and sisters and my family's health in jeopardy... This is no joke," Thomas Macias wrote.

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Bar activity is "opposite of social distancing" -- "Congregation at a bar, inside, is bad news," Dr. Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday.

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U.S. tops 50,000 virus cases in single day for the first time -- Many states are struggling to contain the spread of the pandemic, blamed in part on Americans not wearing masks or following social distancing rules.

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California announces new restrictions on indoor businesses -- Restaurants, movie theaters, museums and other businesses in 19 counties will be forced to close indoor operations for at least the next three weeks.

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Cuomo: Indoor dining delayed in NYC, storm clouds "on the horizon" -- It will be postponed "until the facts change and it is prudent to open," he said.

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Houston hospitals are transferring patients to free up beds -- "We are actively trying to transfer out ICU and surge patients...just because we don't have the capacity to treat those patients," a hospital official said

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Florida governor "not going back" on reopening as COVID cases surge -- "We're not going back, closing things," Florida Governor Ron DeDSantis said as the state racks up thousands of new cases every day.

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Barista nets $100,000 in tips after abuse by San Diego "Karen" -- California woman's attempt to publicly shame worker for enforcing public health rule backfires in a big way.

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