The Heat: U.S. political impact of COVID-19

The Heat

The U.S. outbreak is growing worse by the day, with 39-states now reporting a rise in COVID-19 cases. 

On Sunday, the state of Florida reported a single-day record with over 15,000 new cases and hospitals in several states are said to be running out of beds.

The Trump administration is calling for all schools to reopen in the fall but on Monday, California’s largest public school districts, Los Angeles and San Diego, announced fall instruction will be online.  

CGTN’s Owen Fairclough reports.

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To discuss:

  • David Charter is the U.S. editor of the British newspaper, The Times.
  • Jason Nichols is a lecturer of African American Studies at the University of Maryland.
  • John Burnett is the managing director and founder of 1 Empire Group.
  • Dr. Rishi Desai is the chief medical officer at

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