PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: U.S. officially passes 200,000 pandemic deaths

Clip: 09/22/2020 | 5m 17s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Tuesday, the United States has officially passed 200,000 deaths in the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University. About two-thirds of the fatalities were over age 65, but young people are driving increased infections in some states. Also, a weakened Tropical Storm Beta remains stalled over the Texas coast, where at least 14 inches of rain have caused flash floods.

Aired: 09/22/20

Rating: NR

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