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US sets record with 94,000 infected in a single day

A record number of more than 94,000 new coronavirus infections have been recorded in the last 24 hours. That’s what the Johns Hopkins University counts for in...

Several hospitals report a ransomware attack

The servers of one of the largest hospital chains in the United States have been hit by ransomware. These are UHS hospitals in California and Florida, among others,...

N.J. reports 16 new coronavirus deaths, 261 new cases as rate of transmission remains above key benchmark on spread of disease

Gov. Phil Murphy announced 16 new covid deaths and 261 new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours on Thursday as the rate of transmission of the virus remains above 1, a...

UK extends coronavirus isolation period to 10 days

The UK has extended the period of coronavirus self-isolation from seven to 10 days, as fears grew over a surge in cases. The UK’s chief medical officers said...

Tokyo sees biggest rise in coronavirus cases in two months

Japan’s capital confirmed 107 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, its highest daily tally in two months, but Japan’s chief cabinet secretary said there was no...

Coronavirus Statistics

Coronavirus Statistics: Tracking The Epidemic all over New York

The Gothamist/WNYC newsroom is using statistics to shape our daily coverage of the COVID-19 epidemic. These are our current charts, based on information we get from the...

COVID-19 exposure at Westchester County

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Westchester County high school graduation, health officials say

New York State’s Department of Health is investigating the potential COVID-19 exposure at a high school graduation ceremony in Westchester County. The individual,...

Israel announces partnership with UAE to fight coronavirus

A public partnership with the UAE would have been a political windfall for Benjamin Netanyahu, who has sought to build ties with Arab countries without making progress...

New York: 13 new deaths, less than 1% test positive

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday New York showed a continued, steady decline in hospitalization and death rates. The state reported 13 new deaths,...

Ebola caused 118 deaths in Congo

The Ebola epidemic in the East The Democratic Republic of Congo has already killed 118 people, including three children. It was reported by the latest balance sheet of...