Exit Polls Show Coronavirus is Not Top Priority

The dismal state of the economy beat out the coronavirus pandemic as the top concern of voters surveyed in early exit polls Tuesday, while public health experts warned that the outcome of the election was unlikely to change the trajectory of the difficult weeks and months ahead. More than a dozen states shattered records for hospitalizations, and a new study showed an unprecedented surge in infections among children.

Here are some significant developments:
  • The United States reported close to 89,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, according to data tracked by The Washington Post. Thirteen states — Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin — saw record numbers of patients hospitalized with covid-19, the disease caused by the virus.

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