Saturday – 3.2M cases in the US, 12.5M global. Almost 135k deaths in the US. For context that’s half a Vietnam war in 4 months.
JHU data shows accelerating positive cases in the US. Sunday: 15,300 new cases in FL.
Weekly look at The Seattle Times data. Continued climb in cases; deaths picking up too. Yakima County almost caught up with King County in absolute numbers; off the chart for per capita.
Friday – international travel restrictions starting to ease in Europe. Runaway cases in the US.
Thursday – 60k daily cases in the US. TX, AZ, FL worst hit. They opened early.
Wednesday – International students must return home for remote learning.
Tuesday – US gives notice to exit WHO, 10k cases/day in CA, virus could be airborne. Bolsonaro positive test. Masks required again in WA.
Monday – Texas warns of overwhelmed hospitals; US deaths over 130k.
Local and global coverage for future reference.
|The Seattle Times||BBC||The Guardian|