Last updated: COVID-19 Update: Thursday, July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Thursday, July 9, 2020


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Here are COVID-19 updates that you should know.

Dose of hope

Stress-baking is the latest trend sweeping across America this summer as citizens don aprons rather than swimsuits during the warm summer months to alleviate anxiety and stress.

As Americans forgo theaters this summer, the broadway sensation Hamilton was streamed as a movie into homes, to the joy of many.

News you need to know

As Dr. Fauci warns against “the false narrative” of fewer COVID-19 deaths, the United States cases surpassed three million, with the biggest single-day increase. Fauci has consistently stated that there was no first wave of this; we’re still in the first stage.

Data obtained shows a troubling trend in Houston, echoing earlier COVID outbreaks in New York and Detroit: More people are dying abruptly at home.

Last week the WHO noted that the worst is yet to come. The current data shows a terrifying spiral supporting their statement.

The path forward for the United States continues to be unclear, with various arms of government appearing at odds with the other. This was reflected yesterday as Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos threatened to cut off funding for schools that didn’t open per usual, despite CDC warnings against opening.

The economic uncertainty continues to swell as companies grapple with the fall-out of the coronavirus.

Quote of the day

“I closed the box and put it in a closet. There is no real way to deal with everything we lose.” ― Joan Didion

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