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Coronavirus in Texas

With 1,000 new coronavirus fatalities in Texas in just 6 days, the state's death count is rising faster

More than 5,000 people in Texas have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to state health data released Sunday.

Juan Lopez wheels a stretcher toward a house in McAllen. Lopez is picking up the body of a person that died due to COVID-19. After picking up the body, Lopez will deliver it to a local funeral home. July 17, 2020.

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