Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Local officials hit roadblocks on the way to enacting measures to curb coronavirus spikes

In California, which on Friday broke another record for the number of cases in a single day, Gov. Gavin Newsom mandated that masks be worn inside public spaces and in situations where staying six feet apart from others is not possible. But at least five sheriff’s departments in the state say they won’t enforce the… Read More »

U.S. reports 30,000 daily coronavirus cases, highest number since May 1

The U.S reported some 30,000 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the highest number of daily infections recorded since May 1, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. New cases across the country are surging faster than ever, especially in states in the South, West and Midwest. Officials are warning that some clusters of infections… Read More »

App reveals loss of taste, smell coronavirus indicators

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Though fever, cough, and shortness of breath are the symptoms most commonly associated with COVID-19 infection, a recent study in which… Read More »