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U.S. Passes 4 Million Coronavirus Cases

U.S. Passes 4 Million Coronavirus Cases

The U.S. surpassed four million coronavirus cases on Thursday, a little more than two weeks after it hit three million confirmed cases. The number of hospitalizations is also on the rise. Around 59,600 people were hospitalized with the virus on Wednesday, according to COVID Tracking Project data reported by CNN. That’s only around 300 fewer […]

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    Tulsa Health Official Links Surge in COVID-19 Cases to Trump Rally

    Tulsa Health Official Links Surge in COVID-19 Cases to Trump Rally

    On Monday and Tuesday of the week that President Donald Trump held his first rally since March in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the county reported 76 and 96 new coronavirus cases respectively, according to POLITICO. This week, the county broke its new case record Monday with 261 cases and reported a further 206 cases on Tuesday. Now, […]

    Brazil’s Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus

    Brazil’s Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus

    Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has presided over the world’s second worst coronavirus outbreak after the U.S., said Tuesday that he had tested positive for the virus. The news comes after Bolsonaro has repeatedly dismissed the risk posed by the virus both to himself and others and argued against social distancing measures as a […]

    U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 130,000 Amid Surge in Cases

    U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 130,000 Amid Surge in Cases

    The official number of people in the U.S. who have lost their lives to the new coronavirus has now passed 130,000, according to tallies from The New York Times, Reuters and Johns Hopkins University. The grim news comes amidst a surge in U.S. cases. More than 50,000 new cases a day were reported several times […]

    ‘​Sharpiegate’: Commerce Department Blocks Release of Inspector General’s Report

    ‘​Sharpiegate’: Commerce Department Blocks Release of Inspector General’s Report

    President Trump‘s claim last September that Hurricane Dorian was headed for Alabama’s gulf coast was quickly refuted by employees at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). An independent investigation found that NOAA’s chief violated the agency’s ethics when he backed Trump’s warning and doctored map that used a Sharpie to alter the storm’s path, […]

    World Tops 10 Million Coronavirus Cases, 500,000 Deaths

    World Tops 10 Million Coronavirus Cases, 500,000 Deaths

    The world passed two troubling milestones Sunday, as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 10 million and the number of deaths surpassed 500,000. This means the death toll has doubled in less than two months, The New York Times pointed out, from 250,000 in early May. In April, it topped 100,000. The number of […]