Coronavirus Live Blog 4.11.2020

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Yesterday’s headlines from 4.10 can be found here


There are at least 524,903 cases of coronavirus in the US and at least 20,389 people have died from it, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tally of cases in the United States.

Every US state is now under a major disaster declaration amid coronavirus pandemic 

Number of hospitalized Bay Area COVID-19 patients down for third-straight day 

Remdesivir looks hopeful hydroxychloroquine has some worrying side effects.

Sioux Falls, SD has more cases per capita than Seattle or Chicago

SD governor and Sioux Falls mayor ask Smithfield Foods to shut down plant for 14 days after 2 days of car protests demanding a shut down.

In a natural disaster do you go to a shelter?

The farmworkers putting food on America’s tables are facing their own coronavirus crisis 

The deadly mix of Covid-19, air pollution, and inequality, explained

WHO investigates reports of recovered virus patients testing positive again

Experts fear ‘national naivete’ on COVID optimism

MI bans travel between residences

NY deaths have stabilized but at a “horrific rate”

Virus wreaks havoc in NYC public housing

Inside the 2 decade US failure to prepare for a pandemic

People who got sick at FL spring break parties blame state and local govt., claim they had no idea of the outbreak potential.

Most people approve of their state’s handling of the crisis, the president, not so much

NYC inequalities are fueling the outbreak

Seattle researchers say key to regaining some level of normalcy will require at home test kits and aggressive cell phone tracing

Young Americans at highest risk; people of color and working class

Tokyo Olympics in 2021 now in doubt

Flight attendants in Europe will help man field hospitals

Constitutional lawyer says Trump doesn’t have authority to reopen states

550 on the aircraft carrier Roosevelt have tested positive

Boeing to restart some factory work in Seattle

Family files lawsuit against Life Care in Seattle for death

Mississippi police issue fines for violating curfew at drive in church services

Coronavirus in Louisiana: 20,014 cases | 806 dead | 2,067 in hospital

Over half of the cases in South Dakota are tied to Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls. 86 of today’s 90 new cases in the state are in Sioux Falls.

The impending gaslighting

Indonesia sees a similar increase as Philippines 

Philippines sees more virus cases and deaths 

UK sees virus disparity based on race, even among infected health workers

NY nursing homes describe not enough tests or equipment to prevent outbreaks

UK researchers claim they could have a vaccine in 6 months

What are people spending money on, what they are not

The latest death toll from the coronavirus in the United Kingdom has risen by 917 to 9,875 people, health officials said on Saturday.

Nashville Metro Public Health Department is investigating a possible cluster of coronavirus cases at the Tyson Foods plant in Goodlettsville, according to an email from Metro Public Health Department Public Information officer Brian Todd.

New York City reports 6,684 new coronavirus cases and 651 new deaths

Kentucky to record license plates of those attending services this weekend and require them to quarantine for 14 days

Workers group files OSHA complaint against Amazon after doctor tells Shakopee employee to self-quarantine. Workers advocacy group says Shakopee Amazon employee may have COVID-19.

MN to provide virus case information to first responders

Trump says he is going to reopen the economy. He can’t since he wasn’t the one who closed it.

Uruguay begins repatriating people off cruise ships

Virus case at unnamed sumo stable in Japan

Remdesivir might help, more study needed

Protocols used in Wuhan could help health care workers elsewhere

Amazon opens their own testing lab

FDA issues new guidelines for food service, grocery stores

China has 46 new virus cases in 1 day

Eli Lilly begins virus trial with dermatitis drug 

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