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U.S. Covid Concerns : Stricter SOPS For Michigan, Washington As Cases Pass 11Mln

Michigan and Washington are the latest US States to bring in strict measures to try and curb the spread of Covid-19.

High Schools and Colleges are to halt on-site teaching and restaurants are prohibited from offering indoor dining in Michigan from Wednesday.

Indoor Restaurant dining is also banned in Washington State, and Gyms, Theatres and Museums will have to close.

Covid cases have now topped 11 million in the US, with daily cases rising by more than 100,000.

On average, more than 900 people a day are dying with the Virus, and the overall death toll is now at least 246,210.