Over the last six months, the deadly, contagious virus, COVID-19, has continued to infect more and more Americans every single day. As of October 1, there are 7,262,630 cases of COVID-19 and there have been 206,852 fatalities. With the news and social media constantly updating us, it’s been scary to see how many Americans have contracted the virus over time. Thus, with people continuing to disregard safety guidelines, step out without a mask, and avoid social distancing, I believe our country won’t make much progress and will continue to suffer the burden of Coronavirus.

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