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Thu May 28, 2020, 07:59 AM

 

Rising caseloads in India, Russia underline reopening risks

Source: Associated Press

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and NICK PERRY
12 minutes ago

MOSCOW (AP) ó India saw another record daily jump in coronavirus cases Thursday while Russia reported a steady increase in its caseload even as it moved to swiftly ease restrictions in sync with the Kremlinís ambitious political plans.

The developments come as the United States crossed a somber landmark of 100,000 coronavirus fatalities, meaning that more Americans have died from the virus than were killed in the Vietnam and Korean wars combined.

India, home to more than 1.3 billion people, reported more than 6,500 new infections, another record daily surge that brought the nationís total to more than 158,000 infections. The spike comes as the nationís two-month-old lockdown is set to end Sunday.

South Korea on Thursday reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days, a setback that could erase some of the hard-won gains that have made it a model for the rest of the world. Health officials warned that the resurgence is getting harder to track and social distancing and other steps need to be taken.

Read more: https://apnews.com/85d596c01ff1132bd9f73724bd0fb1d7



This is why I'm staying the hell home!

Economic considerations are always important, especially in this country. But they're not worth your life, folks.

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Laelth May 2020 #1

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Thu May 28, 2020, 08:05 AM

1. Credit to Atticus for this loose translation of 2nd Samuel (Jackson).

ďLo, knowest thou, for it is written in stone; when plague stalks the land, stayest thou the fuck home.Ē

Amen.

-Laelth

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