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Coronavirus News: July 8, 2020 – Brix Says Limit Gatherings to 10 in Many States, Fauci Cautions of Misreading Drop in Death Rate

Coronavirus News: July 8, 2020 – Brix Says Limit Gatherings to 10 in Many States, Fauci Cautions of Misreading Drop in Death Rate

The U.S. coronavirus response coordinator, Dr. Deborah Brix, said that gatherings in counties and states that are currently seeking significant spikes in new coronavirus cases should be limited to ten people or fewer.
Earlier in the week, Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned the country that it was a “false narrative to take comfort in a lower rate of death,” countering what President …

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 – Cases Top 12 Million, U.S. Cases Over 3 Million

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 – Cases Top 12 Million, U.S. Cases Over 3 Million

The number of coronavirus cases across the globe crossed the 12 million mark, an increase of over 208,000 people in the past 24 hours.  Out of this, 6.95 million have recovered, based on data compiled by Worldometer, a service that aggregates and makes available world statistics. The death toll now stands at 547,834.
The number of daily deaths was 5,515 on Tuesday.
In the United States and its territories, the number of confirmed …

Coronavirus News: July 6, 2020 – Coronavirus Can Float in the Air, Louvre Reopens

Coronavirus News: July 6, 2020 – Coronavirus Can Float in the Air, Louvre Reopens

As July gets going, the coronavirus does too.  The United States recorded three daily highs for new case figures and fourteen states reported new single-day highs.  Since the start of the month, over 250,000 cases were recorded by health officials there.
On Sunday, officials in both Florida and Texas reported over 200,000 new cases. At the U.S. border between Arizona and Mexico, residents of Sonoyta, the Mexican border town facing Lukeville, …

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Monday, July 6, 2020 – New Daily Cases Over 55,000, In Texas, Caseloads Soar

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Monday, July 6, 2020 – New Daily Cases Over 55,000, In Texas, Caseloads Soar

The number of coronavirus cases across the globe now stands at 11.5 million, an increase of over 189,689 people in the past 24 hours.  Out of this, 6.62 million have recovered, based on data compiled by Worldometer, a service that aggregates and makes available world statistics. The death toll now stands at 535,464.
The number of daily deaths was 4,494 on Sunday.
The number of active cases continues to increase dramatically.  As of Wednesday, …

Hawaiian Airlines to Return to the Skies as the State Reopens to Tourism

Hawaiian Airlines to Return to the Skies as the State Reopens to Tourism

Hawaiian Airlines said it would return to the skies come August, after having suspended flights amidst the coronavirus outbreak in mid-March.
The move comes as the state begins to admit visitors who are tested for Covid-19 prior to flying.
Starting August 1, the Honolulu-based airline will offer non-stop long-haul service from cities to Honolulu.  The list includes Boston, Las Vegas, New York, Oakland, Phoenix, and San Jose.
In addition, it will restart service …

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 – New Cases Could Double to 100,000, Fauci Warns

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 – New Cases Could Double to 100,000, Fauci Warns

The number of coronavirus cases across the globe now stands at 10.64 million, an increase of over 172,264 people in the past 24 hours.  Out of this, 5.84 million have recovered, based on data compiled by Worldometer, a service that aggregates and makes available world statistics. The death toll now stands at 515,413.
The number of daily deaths was 5,072 on Tuesday.
The number of active cases continues to increase dramatically.  As of Wednesday, …

Coronavirus News: June 30, 2020 – Republican Senator Tells Trump to Wear a Mask, More States on Quarantine Lists

Coronavirus News: June 30, 2020 – Republican Senator Tells Trump to Wear a Mask, More States on Quarantine Lists

The number of new virus cases in the United States has increased dramatically in the past two weeks. An increase was recorded in 36 states, while only two – Connecticut and Rhode Island, reported a decrease last week.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, who heads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Wednesday in the course of testifying to Congress that daily U.S. cases could hit 100,000.  “We recommend masks for everyone …