U.S. cases are averaging 97,069 a day, down 13% from two weeks ago, according to a New York Times tracker. The country is averaging 30,216 hospitalizations a day, up 3% from two weeks ago. The daily death toll stands at 298 on average, down 13% from two weeks ago. On a global basis, total cases are now above 541.1 million. Total deaths are above 6.32 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, with the U.S. still leading the way with 86.6 million cases and 1,014,835 deaths. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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