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'Soul-crushing': US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day

The average amount of daily COVID-19 deaths has reached a point that hasn't been recorded since early March.

Posted: Sep 21, 2021 2:10 PM

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

The increasingly lethal turn has filled hospitals, complicated the start of the school year, delayed the return to offices and demoralized health care workers.

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