*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*Doctors: Infection rates are in 'free fall' | Is indoor dining to blame?
July 6, 2020 | View as webpage
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COVID-19 infections are now on the rise in 41 out of 50 states, with some of the hardest hit regions reporting nearly maxed out ICU capacities. "We are in free fall," Dr. Rochelle Walensky, chief of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital, told CNN Monday.

And once again, in absence of robust federal leadership, reversing this startling trajectory is falling on the shoulders of local leaders. That's why in our top story this week, we're highlighting one of the moves we're seeing a growing number of governments make: They're shutting down indoor dining out of concern this has only made infection rates worse.

The Gov1 Team
Indoor dining may be exacerbating virus spread, study finds
By Sarah Sinning 
Governments across the nation are responding to surging case numbers by closing dine-in restaurants or imposing stricter limits on indoor seating capacities
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