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New Covid-19 cases are declining across the US, official says, but that could quickly change if people aren’t careful

Trends are now “going in the right direction,” said Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration physician overseeing US coronavirus testing, attributing the decline in part to safety protocols such as masks and social distancing. The daily average number official new coronavirus cases reported in the US has been declining for weeks. Cases over the past… Read More »

Covid-19 news: New Zealand reimposes Auckland lockdown after new cases

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced new lockdown measures in Auckland after four new coronavirus cases were detected in the communityNew Zealand government Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 11 August New Zealand… Read More »

Dr. Birx warns U.S. in new phase of coronavirus pandemic with ‘extraordinarily widespread’ cases

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said on Sunday that the… Read More »

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the US top 4 million

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States exceeded 4 million on Thursday. However, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield, SARS-CoV-2 infections are likely 10 times higher than reported. On Wednesday, Redfield blasted “misleading media reports” that have falsely claimed there are 24 times more infections than reported cases of COVID-19. As of Thursday, the… Read More »

Florida shatters national record for the largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

Health News Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference at Florida’s Turnpike Turkey Lake Service Plaza, in Orlando, Fla., in a Friday, July 10, 2020 file photo. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida shattered the national record… Read More »

More virus cases linked to Casula pub

New South Wales reported five new cases of the coronavirus today, including three household contacts of someone who went to the Crossroads pub in Casula. The other two cases were returning travellers from overseas. Everyone who went to the Crossroads pub between July 3 and July 10 is now being advised to self-isolate for a… Read More »