A total of 462,135 COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States as of 9 p.m. EST on Thursday with a death toll of 16,513, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
The White House required that journalists on Thursday take a rapid coronavirus test before participating in the news briefing frequently attended by President Donald Trump.
“I understand the data, but you’re dealing with 799 lives,” Cuomo said. “It’s so shocking, breathtaking. I don’t even have words for it.”
U.S. fatalities from Covid-19 may be as low as 60,000 — far fewer than earlier projections — because of safety measures such as social distancing, the nation’s top infectious disease expert said Thursday.
John Prine, an American legend folk songwriter, died of complications of COVID-19 on Tuesday, media reports said.
The explosion of COVID-19 cases in the New York City area resulted largely from infected patients who flew in from Europe, genome scientists say.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York is seeing progress in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic as the curve of hospitalizations “is flattening” — as the state suffered its worst single-day number of deaths yet.
In the fight against COVID-19, U.S. hospitals, test manufacturers and labs have found themselves careening from one crisis to the next.
An 18-year-old surrendered to Carrollton police Tuesday after she was accused of claiming to have COVID-19 and threatening to spread the illness.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a record 731 New Yorkers died of coronavirus in the past day and 138,000 have now contracted the virus, even as other signs pointed to the pandemic easing.
A second U.S. company is poised to begin a safety test of a vaccine against COVID-19.
Black Chicagoans are dying from the coronavirus at a rate higher than any other racial demographic, public records show.
Carrollton police are searching for an 18-year-old who recorded herself inside a Walmart after she said she tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.
A move by President Donald Trump to restrict exports of masks and other protective equipment needed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic is drawing a backlash from around the world even as a senior aide to the president said Monday the U.S. was “locked and loaded” at the border to prevent “profiteering” from exports by American companies.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that New York will remain “on pause” through the end of the month, as another 599 people died overnight from coronavirus in the Empire State.