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Coronavirus News: July 13 – Bollywood Hit by Virus, Hong Kong Returns to Partial Lockdown

Coronavirus News: July 13 – Bollywood Hit by Virus, Hong Kong Returns to Partial Lockdown

As the workweek starts, the outlook with respect to the coronavirus pandemic remains bleak. Over 100,000 new cases were reported in the United States alone, as the global total passed the 13 million mark.
The Florida Department of Health reported at least 15,299 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, the highest number of new cases in a single day by any state since the start of the pandemic.
Germany should be able to prevent …

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Monday, July 13 – Number of Cases Passes 13 Million, U.S. Adds 100,00 Over Weekend

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Monday, July 13 – Number of Cases Passes 13 Million, U.S. Adds 100,00 Over Weekend

The number of coronavirus cases across the globe hit 13.08 million, an increase of almost 197,000 people in the past 24 hours.  Out of this, 7.63 million have recovered, based on data compiled by Worldometer, a service that aggregates and makes available world statistics. The death toll now stands at 572,556.
The number of daily deaths was 4,118 on Tuesday.
In the United States and its territories, over 100,000 new cases were reported …

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Friday, July 10 – India Now Has 3rd Highest Number of Cases as Global Total Moves to 12.5 Million

Coronavirus Facts and Figures: Friday, July 10 – India Now Has 3rd Highest Number of Cases as Global Total Moves to 12.5 Million

The number of coronavirus cases across the globe hit 12.46 million, an increase of over 223,000 people in the past 24 hours.  Out of this, 7.62 million have recovered, based on data compiled by Worldometer, a service that aggregates and makes available world statistics. The death toll now stands at 558,795.
The number of daily deaths was 5,411 on Tuesday.
In the United States and its territories, the number of confirmed cases stands …

Coronavirus News: U.S. Hits Record for New Cases, Remdesivir Reduces Risk of Death

Coronavirus News: U.S. Hits  Record for New Cases, Remdesivir Reduces Risk of Death

Driven largely by states that prematurely reopened their economies, the United States once again hit a daily record for new coronavirus cases, its sixth in ten days. The United States reported a daily record of 63,247 according to data published by Johns Hopkins University.
The death toll has reversed its decline in some of the country’s most populous states, possibly signaling an end to a long period during which the national daily …

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, …