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DALLAS — Texas on Tuesday reported more than 15,000 newly confirmed daily cases of the coronavirus amid spikes in cases and hospitalization as winter approaches.
The Texas Department of State Health Services also said 9,028 people were hospitalized across the state. Last week marked the first time Texas surpassed a daily count of 9,000 hospitalizations since a deadly summer outbreak.
During the summer outbreak, the state saw the numbers of
New Jersey on Thursday reported 4,913 new coronavirus cases — the highest number of positive tests in a single day — and another 64 deaths as hospitalizations continue to climb following a brief dip over Thanksgiving.
The latest figures were announced a day after Gov. Phil Murphy warned “the numbers in our hospitals tell us how this virus is moving.”
There were 3,292 people being hospitalized as of Wednesday night.
New Jersey health officials reported 4,661 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday and another 90 deaths, the most confirmed COVID-19 fatalities reported in a single day since June.
The state’s 71 hospitals reported 3,129 patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases as of Monday night, the highest number in more than six months. Hospitalizations had been steadily climbing through November, though dipped slightly over Thanksgiving.
The updates come a
A new policy brief from the United Nations outlining Covid-19’s impact on the tourism industry projects the pandemic will cost the tourism industry approximately $1 trillion in losses and threaten more than 100 million jobs worldwide, underlining how the ongoing global crisis has devastated one of the world’s largest industries.
DAVID ROWLAND/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
After over three months without any new coronavirus cases, New Zealand is reporting four new cases from an unknown source.
The Ministry of Health confirmed the news on Tuesday, revealing that all four cases are members of the same household in South Auckland. According to the press release, the first case identified in the cluster has been symptomatic for five days with
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 25 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing its national caseload to 14,175 infections and 299 deaths.
South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday said 16 of the new cases were tied to people arriving from abroad. The country in past days have reported dozens of cases among crew members of a Russia-flagged cargo ship docked in the southern port
Jofra Archer has revealed he suffered racist abuse on social media after being withdrawn from England’s squad for the second Test against the West Indies last week for breaching bio-secure protocols.
It emerged the fast bowler had made an unauthorised visit to his flat in Hove before travelling up to Manchester, and he was placed in isolation for five days at the team’s on-site hotel at Emirates Old Trafford.
NEW DELHI — India reported more than 40,000 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, a record high for the country.
The 40,425 new cases raised India’s total to 1,118,043, including 27,497 deaths.
The ministry said late Sunday that India’s coronavirus fatality rate — currently at 2.49% — is “progressively falling” due to an effective containment strategy and aggressive testing.
A country of 1.4 billion people, India has been conducting
The Swatch Group (UHR.SW) said that it had cut around 2,400 jobs, as coronavirus lockdowns across the globe forced its shops to shut and sales to drop by 46% in the first half of the year.
The world’s biggest watchmaker, which owns high-end brands such as
Some bars in Nevada will be closing again Friday amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, and Kentucky will join the growing list of states that require face coverings in public.
There’s another significant change in Nevada: Restaurants can no longer serve parties more than six people and must close their bar areas, Gov. Steve Sisolak said.
Meanwhile, in New Mexico, indoor dining at restaurants and breweries will be restricted again
As coronavirus cases continue to rise in most states, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced a joint travel advisory Wednesday requiring all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread to quarantine for 14 days.
The advisory goes into effect at midnight Wednesday and those violating the quarantine will be fined, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference.
The U.S. reported nearly 35,000