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At least 191,000 people have died of the coronavirus in the United States. More than 6,522,000 cases have been detected since February.
  • Sep 15, 2020
The WHO reported than 307,000 new coronavirus cases around the globe on Sunday, the highest one-day total since the pandemic began.
  • Sep 14, 2020
South Dakota officials questioned the study, with Gov. Kristi Noem (R) calling it “grossly misleading.”
  • Sep 10, 2020
Schools are still battling over whether to let students return to classrooms.
  • Sep 9, 2020
From Memorial Day weekend through the unofficial end of the season Monday, the number of Americans who died of covid-19 shot up from just under 100,000 to more than 186,000.
  • Sep 9, 2020
“All the things that make rural America more vulnerable to any kind of disturbance of the equilibrium are magnified tenfold when you’re thinking about covid-19,” said Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Sep 4, 2020
Housing experts say the policy doesn’t go far enough, since it doesn’t provide any aid for renters who will eventually owe what may be sky-high past-due balances.
  • Sep 2, 2020
The case, involving a biker in his 60s, is one of at least 260 infections traced back to the South Dakota event last month where many declined to wear masks.
  • Sep 2, 2020
Federal officials had been planning on letting key components of the meal program, which started running in March because of the crisis, to expire at the end of September.
  • Sep 1, 2020
Over the past week, infections have trended upward in parts of the Midwest, including Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota and the Dakotas.
  • Aug 31, 2020