Voters who have not yet submitted ballots by mail headed to the polls Tuesday amid what one top health official called “the most concerning and most deadly phase” of the coronavirus pandemic. The virus has claimed at least 231,000 lives in the United States, and record numbers of coronavirus-related hospitalizations are forcing doctors in rural states to get creative. Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said people who are in isolation after testing positive can still cast ballots in person.

 

 

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