U.S. Sets Coronavirus Record With Daily New Cases Pushing Past 100,000

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A man displays his face covering for protection against the coronavirus in West Union, W.Va., last month. Small communities from the Dakotas to Kansas to West Virginia have recently seen coronavirus cases rising again.

In recent weeks, the virus has swept through the country's heartland, infecting tens of thousands in the Midwest alone, which has also seen record numbers of hospitalizations for COVID-19.

(Image credit: Kathleen Batten/AP)