Last updated: COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, June 30, 2020


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Here are COVID-19 updates that you should know.

Daily dose of hope: Masks

Two hair stylists in Missouri who had COVID-19 saw 140 clients in May while symptomatic – but they wore masks the entire time.

County health officials traced all of their customers – none of whom came down with the coronavirus. The stylists wore face coverings faithfully, and enforced social distancing measures.

“This is exciting news about the value of masking to prevent Covid-19,” said Clay Goddard, the county’s director of health.

News you need to know

As cases of COVID-19 begin surging again, states are now going back into lockdowns in an effort to save lives – and the economy longterm.

The World Health Organization is warning that we’ve not yet seen the worst.

As places that were hardest hit around the globe begin to recover, the U.S. continues to struggle.

The European Union has deemed travelers from the United States too risky to allow in, leaving the fate of the United States economy uncertain when compared to global peers.

Quote of the day

“Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes you’ll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you’ll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.”― Cheryl Strayed

Data of the day

Statistic: Number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths worldwide as of June 29, 2020, by country | Statista

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