Government Model Suggests U.S. COVID-19 Cases Could Be Approaching 100 Million

A healthcare worker processes people in line at a United Memorial Medical Center COVID-19 testing site on Nov. 19, in Houston. Texas is rushing thousands of additional medical staff to overworked hospitals as the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients increases. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption …

U.S. Passes 12 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Travelers wait to check baggage for an American Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging people to not travel for Thanksgiving. Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty …

U.S. Hits 11 Million Coronavirus Cases, Adding 1 Million In A Week

The U.S. marked another grim milestone as the country reached 11 million confirmed COVID-19 cases less than a week after it hit 10 million. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images The U.S. marked another grim milestone as the country reached 11 …

Utah Lt. Governor On Declaring State Of Emergency As Coronavirus Cases Rise

NPR’s Audie Cornish interviews Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, now also the state’s governor-elect, about Utah’s state of emergency to address hospital overcrowding caused by the coronavirus. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: In Utah, new cases of the coronavirus surged for more than two months, but what …

U.K. COVID-19 Restrictions Tighten As Europe Sees Spike In Cases

As coronavirus infections spike in Europe, the U.K., which has the highest death toll among European countries, is imposing new restrictions in an effort to avoid a nationwide lockdown. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: In Western Europe, summers seemed almost normal, but that’s ending, along with the …

Weather, Football And Politics: Wisconsin Lt. Gov. On Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (seen here in June 2019) says the state is setting up alternate care facilities in case hospitals are overrun as coronavirus cases spike. Dylan Buell/Getty Images for VIBE hide caption toggle caption Dylan Buell/Getty Images for VIBE Wisconsin Lt. Gov. …

Nebraska Sees A New Spike In Coronavirus Cases

Nebraska hospitals are warning that intensive care beds are getting scarce as coronavirus cases surge. Doctors say Nebraskans need to take responsibility for slowing the spread of the pandemic. AILSA CHANG, HOST: After falling from a spring peak, coronavirus cases are now higher than they’ve …

India Coronavirus Cases Surpass 4 Million

People wait in a queue to register their names before giving their nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 at a government health center in Hyderabad, India on Saturday. India’s coronavirus cases have crossed 4 million. Mahesh Kumar A/AP hide caption toggle caption Mahesh Kumar …

Spain, France And Germany Report Most Coronavirus Cases Since Their Lockdowns

The graph of Spain’s daily coronavirus case count is taking on an emphatic U-shape, with 3,715 new infections in the past 24 hours – joining Germany and France on Wednesday in reporting the most cases since lockdowns helped Europe quash an initial wave of the …