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Amazon strike, Virginia stay at home order

American deaths surged past 3,100 on Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump defended his decision to extend social distancing measures and drastic actions across the country spoke to the stark reality facing the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 500 deaths were reported Monday, the nation’s highest daily total since the the first American died six weeks ago.

In Illinois, the largest conference center in America is being turned into a hospital. In New York, a floating Navy hospital featuring 1,000 beds and 12 operating rooms arrived in the harbor to help ease the overflow of patients crowding Manhattan hospitals. And in Las Vegas, homeless residents are being forced to sleep in painted squares on the asphalt of a soccer stadium parking lot in an effort to maintain safe physical distances from each other.

The United States had more than 164,000 confirmed cases early Tuesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University data dashboard. Worldwide, more than 800,000 people have been infected with the virus and more than 38,000 have died.

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