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March 3 coronavirus news

Updated 2:17 AM EST, Thu March 4, 2021
New cases on the rise as Texas lifts Covid-19 restrictions

What you need to know

  • Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose coronavirus vaccine, the third Covid-19 shot authorized for use in the US, is being administered this week.
  • The US House passed a version of President Biden’s massive Covid-19 stimulus bill. The legislation now moves to the Senate.
  • Brazil recorded its highest daily number of Covid-related deaths, as hospitals across the country approach breaking point.

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