Coronavirus Live Blog 7.13.2020

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Sunday: Florida reports more than 15,000 new cases of Covid-19

Monday: Florida adds 12,624 coronavirus cases, its second-biggest daily increase

There are more than 7,000 people hospitalized with Covid-19 in Florida

Arizona, Texas Officials Order Morgue Trucks In Latest Sign Of Rising COVID-19 Rates

Texas continues to see record-breaking numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths

As Houston COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo have called for a new stay-at-home order.

Texas Supreme Court denies Texas GOP’s appeal to hold Houston convention in person

“Gavin Newsom orders closures of more indoor businesses in 5 of 9 Bay Area counties”

Newsom requires all of Southern California to close indoor activities at gyms, worship centers, hair salons and malls

‘It’s a war zone’: Tents mounted in Imperial County hospital parking lot to handle surging COVID-19 cases

‘We’re just overwhelmed’: California hospitals report beds filling up as coronavirus surge hits

“The COVID-19 graph that keeps SF’s health director ‘up at night’

California, Oregon roll back reopenings as new coronavirus cases surge

Georgia hits grim milestone by surpassing 3,000 coronavirus deaths

New York state is monitoring a Covid-19 uptick linked to Georgia

Oklahoma having worst week for virus

WI has record virus cases 4th day in a row

“Central Jersey Doctor Reports Patients Reinfected With Coronavirus”

My patient caught Covid-19 twice. So long to herd immunity hopes. – Emerging cases of Covid-19 reinfection suggest herd immunity is wishful thinking.

Coronavirus: ‘silent spreaders’, dummy particles and why some coronavirus carriers are asymptomatic

Most People With Coronavirus Won’t Spread It. Why Do a Few Infect Many?

Study: Ship’s AC system likely spread COVID-19

Coronavirus: Hong Kong expert warns each infected person can now spread Covid-19 to four people

Brazil sees 631 new coronavirus deaths, approaches 2 million cases

Argentina exceeds 100,000 cases of novel coronavirus

Tokyo has over 200 cases per day for 4th day in a row

30 cases linked to Shinjuku theater in coronavirus cluster outbreak

Two U.S. bases in Okinawa on lockdown with 62 coronavirus cases confirmed

Hotels, pubs, gyms source of covid cases in Australia

Indonesia is failing to control coronavirus outbreak, say experts

Britain is the worst-hit country outside of the US and Brazil. But it STILL won’t wear masks

Coronavirus cluster at Melbourne’s Al-Taqwa College grows to 113, but how it started remains a mystery 

Three Arizona teachers who shared a classroom got coronavirus. One of them died

Pittsburgh Seemed Like a Virus Success Story. Now Cases Are Surging.

Countries where everyone wore masks saw COVID death rates 100 times lower than projected

Surgeon general says U.S. can reverse coronavirus surge in a few weeks ‘if everyone does their part’

Coronavirus and the heart

Coronavirus Sparks New Interest In Using Ultraviolet Light To Disinfect Indoor Air

One vaccine to beat COVID, Sars, Mers and common cold – possible?

Robust T cell immunity in convalescent individuals with asymptomatic or mild COVID-19

Scientists focus on how immune system T cells fight coronavirus in absence of antibodies

Immunity to Covid-19 may be lost in just a few months and it could be caught again like a common cold, new research suggests

Coronavirus: Immunity to Covid-19 can vanish in months, study suggests – Research ‘another nail in the coffin’ of herd immunity concept, experts say

Coronavirus-related syndrome surfaces in older adults; stillbirths cause worry

China’s CanSino in talks for COVID-19 vaccine Phase III trial overseas

WHO warns that coronavirus crisis may get ‘worse and worse and worse’

“What to do if COVID-19 is here to stay”

“How Peoples’ Reaction to Disease Has Changed Over Time”

Milwaukee WI mandates masks

How Hong Kong Reopened Schools — And Why It Closed Them Again

US day care centers operated on volume, with the pandemic, the changes needed to make them safe also make them no longer profitable.

17 States Sue to Block Student Visa Rules

San Jose Teachers Refuse to Return to the Classroom Citing ‘Unsafe Conditions’

San Diego Unified will start school this fall with online learning

.A. Unified School District will not resume in-person classes when school year begins Aug. 18: Superintendent

How to protect yourself when caring for a child who is sick with covid-19

Roughly half the Twitter accounts pushing to ‘reopen America’ are bots, researchers found

The pandemic is killing small businesses and accelerating big retail companies.

73 UK farm workers contract coronavirus

Walmart employee tells OSHA that 58 workers tested positive for COVID-19 at a Fort Worth fulfillment center

A Lebanese waste management company is quarantining 133 Syrian workers who tested positive for the coronavirus, the company manager said on Sunday, as the country recorded a new daily high for infections.

Major League Soccer postpones match due to “unconfirmed” positive Covid-19 test by players

MN: At least 30 cases of COVID-19 linked to one Rochester bar

Choke Point for U.S. Coronavirus Response: The Fax Machine

Great White apologizes for mask-less show in North Dakota

Coronavirus cases surge at Lake Tahoe amid summer tourist season

43 coronavirus cases tied to party in Ann Arbor area

College towns without college students have small businesses struggling – Restaurants and stores that rely on college students are trying everything from takeout to GoFundMes, and some schools and alumni are pitching in.

Disney to shut Hong Kong Disneyland again as coronavirus cases rise

Some Shipt workers plan to walk out because of changed payment model

“NYC grocers struggle to hire while workers bank on unemployment claims”

‘It Was Like a Time Bomb’: How ICE Helped Spread the Coronavirus

A race is on to make enough small glass vials to deliver coronavirus vaccine around the world

Looming evictions may soon make 28 million homeless in U.S., expert says

Covid-19 Bankruptcies Bleeding Out Jobs, Economic Capacity

The PPP worked how it was supposed to. That’s the problem. – America’s plan to save small business in the pandemic was flawed from the start.

Fauci is sidelined by the White House as he steps up blunt talk on pandemic

ABC News: White House Seeks To Discredit Fauci In Memo Leaked To Reporters

Can Trump fire Fauci? Technically, no

Headed to the Convention? Not I, More Republicans Are Saying

‘Everyone is lying’: Trump questions public health experts on Twitter – Sharing messages from a former game show personality, the president prolonged his feud with Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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