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A mural in Chennai, India, celebrates workers on the front lines against the coronavirus pandemic. The global case count crossed the 20 million threshold on Monday, with the U.S., Brazil and India in the lead. Arun Sankar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump signs executive actions regarding coronavirus economic relief during a news conference in Bedminster, N.J., on Saturday. A number of lawmakers are criticizing the measures' substance and constitutionality. Jim Watson /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A member the Nevada National Guard puts down social distancing decals at a coronavirus testing site inside Cashman Center on August 3 in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was tested as part of a protocol to meet with President Trump. His first test result was positive but the second was negative. Kirk Irwin/Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, pictured giving his annual State of the City speech in April, announced on Wednesday that he is authorizing the Department of Water and Power to shut off service at properties hosting large parties, which are forbidden under coronavirus health orders. City of Los Angeles handout/via AP hide caption

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday that the state will stay paused in Safer at Home Phase 2 for another five weeks. Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Tropical Storm Isaias downed wires and uprooted trees, like this one in New York City, leaving millions of customers without power in parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday. The governors of Connecticut and New York have each declared a state of emergency and are calling for investigations into state utility companies' response. Lev Radin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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A mechanic cleans the interior of a school bus in Des Moines, Iowa, where Governor Kim Reynolds has ordered districts to teach at least 50% in-person. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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In this photo provided by the Australian Defence Force, an Australian Army helicopter lands on Pikelot Island in the Federated States of Micronesia to rescue three stranded mariners who had been missing for nearly three days. HOGP/AP hide caption

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Stranded Mariners Rescued From Island In Micronesia, Thanks To 'SOS' Etched In Sand

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced on Tuesday that masks will temporarily be required statewide and certain school districts must delay the start of in-person instruction. The state is ranked second for number of new cases per capita. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Mary McCants (left) and Amy Garrett walk near a damaged pier the morning after Hurricane Isaias came through late Monday night in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Hurricane Isaias was downgraded to a tropical storm Tuesday after making landfall overnight as a Category 1 hurricane in North Carolina. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Isaias Brings Wind, Rain And Tornado Risks Up Through The Northeast Into Canada

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Waves crash along the Juno Beach Pier as Tropical Storm Isaias passes through the area Sunday in Juno Beach, Fla. The storm is now headed toward the Carolinas. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Imperial County, California, is rural but has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Deborah Birx warned that the U.S. epidemic is in a "new phase." Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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