04:48 GMT09 July 2020
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    The United States remains the nation hardest hit by the new coronavirus, with over 683,700 infections registered, including at least 34,575 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.

    President Donald Trump, along with other members of the US coronavirus task force, is holding a press briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the US on Friday.

    Trump previously announced new COVID-19 guidelines that states can follow to reopen the American economy.

    So far, New York, New Jersey, and Michigan have been the hot spots of coronavirus in the country. New York City alone has reported a total of 127,352 COVID-19 infections, bringing the statewide tally to 229,642, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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