Labor Day weekend will set the course for the coronavirus this fall: ‘We may have some hard days ahead’
Hoteliers and prospective visitors hope Fort Lauderdale’s all-important beach, the local tourist industry’s most valuable asset, will be open for the Labor Day weekend. Thus far, officials say, it will be.
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The United States is headed for a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic as the country nears the fall, temperatures drop, flu season approaches and new cases of Covid-19 appear to plateau at a dangerously high level.
Labor Day this weekend is among one of the first challenges of the fall for Americans. Epidemiologists are concerned it might set the stage for another surge in cases — similar to the jump in U.S. cases following Memorial Day and Fourth of July holidays. The nation is heading into the holiday weekend with roughly 40,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, twice the …continued .
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