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It looks like more bad news to start the day for the Dow, as futures indicate more losses this morning. Despite continued good news on the vaccine front, Wall Street is focusing more on the spiking virus cases across the country.
There have now been more than 250,000 deaths tied to the pandemic, with yesterday’s toll passing 1,800. Yesterday, there were more than 170,000 new cases recorded. So far, there have been more than 11.5 million instances of the virus in the U.S.
The New York City school system transitioned back to remote learning as cases continue to increase.
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Alexios Gerakis is a candlemaker who lives in Thessaloniki, and his business has felt the impact of the pandemic’s second wave, which included a nationwide lockdown that expires in a couple weeks.
On Monday, there were 78,825 infections reported, and 1,228 deaths altogether. On Monday alone, 2,198 new cases were tallied, along with 58 deaths.
“Because of the times, we are trying to convey a message that health comes first, then everything else,” Gerakis said.
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