The study found that 35 percent of people who had covid-19 and were able to self-treat were not at their usual level of health two to three weeks after testing. For people ages 18 to 34 with no underlying health issues, 1 in 5 were still feeling ill weeks later.
The United States reported more than 1,100 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday, the fourth day in a row that reported deaths have been above 1,000. It’s the first time since late May that there have been four consecutive days of coronavirus-related deaths above 1,000.
Here are some significant developments:
- The Supreme Court Friday night denied a Nevada church’s plea that the state’s coronavirus-related restrictions on houses of worship unlawfullly treats them worse than the state’s famous casinos.
- Anthony S. Fauci, during a live interview with The Post, said states hit hard by the coronavirus in recent weeks needed to halt or walk back their reopenings as they grapple with surges of infections. He also said that a vaccine would likely not be “widely available” until “several months in” to 2021.
- Louisiana is trying to stave off the threat of its health-care system becoming overwhelmed. Baton Rouge General, a large hospital, said 35 military service members were being deployed to help with an influx of coronavirus patients.
- President Trump abruptly canceled next month’s Republican National Convention events in Florida, a sign that his large, boisterous campaign rallies may be a thing of the past.
- With millions of people days away from losing unemployment benefits — and a federal eviction moratorium about to end — a new stimulus package has been delayed. But Republicans are struggling with a major overhaul of the unemployment system and other aspects of the legislation.
- Michigan State will have its entire football team quarantine after a second staff member and one athlete tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday, the university announced Friday.