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COVID-19 Bulletin (04/05/22)

The connection between diabetes and COVID-19 death.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 464 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Monday.

As many as 40 percent of those who died from COVID-19 also had diabetes, causing experts to hope policymakers will address the disease and invest more in finding solutions to this. Read more with Business Insider here.

The Washington Post says that lawmakers have agreed on $10 billion in COVID-19 funds, but are dropping global aid in the deal. This enables US officials to purchase more therapeutics, tests, vaccines, and other supplies.

Medicare enrollees are able to get free COVID-19 tests at drug stores, according to the Associated Press.

MarketWatch reports that the UK added nine more COVID-19 symptoms to the official list as it struggles with the record case load.