Australian State Cuts COVID Lockdown Short, Saying Man Lied To Contact Tracers

South Australian Premier Steven Marshall announces restrictions being eased in South Australia after a lie the discovery that a man misled contact tracers. Kelly Barnes/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kelly Barnes/Getty Images South Australian Premier Steven Marshall announces restrictions being eased in South Australia …

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 …

Coronavirus Is Surging: How Severe Is Your State’s Outbreak?

Loading… This page is updated regularly. More than 9 million people in the U.S. have had confirmed coronavirus infections and more than 230,000 have died of COVID-19. Tens of thousands of new cases are reported daily nationwide. In the graphics below, explore the trends in …

Spanish Government Orders State of Emergency In Madrid Region As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Police officers man a roadside checkpoint in Madrid Friday as travel restrictions are imposed to cope with a new wave of coronavirus infections. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg via Getty Images Police officers man a roadside checkpoint in Madrid Friday as …

Gov. Cuomo Clears The Way For In-Person Learning At Schools In New York State

Due to the low COVID-19 infection rates across the state, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that all New York school districts may reopen this fall. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images Due to the low COVID-19 infection rates across …

Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center, supports a statewide mask mandate. But she says state leaders are “in a pickle,” based on medical advice against popular opposition. Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography hide caption toggle caption Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography LouAnn Woodward, who leads …

Tracking The Pandemic: Are Coronavirus Cases Rising Or Falling In Your State?

Loading… This page is updated regularly. More than 2 million people in the U.S. have tested positive for the coronavirus and more than 110,000 have died. The growth in new cases and deaths overall has at least temporarily slowed, but that pattern hasn’t been consistent …

Tracking The Pandemic: How Quickly Is The Coronavirus Spreading State By State?

This page is updated regularly. Loading… Since the first coronavirus case was confirmed in the United States on Jan. 21, over a half-million people in the U.S. have confirmed cases of COVID-19. On April 12, the U.S. became the nation with the most deaths globally, …

Japan’s Shinzo Abe Will Declare State Of Emergency As Coronavirus Cases Surge

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a plenary session at the upper house of parliament in Tokyo on Friday. Abe says he will declare a state of emergency this week in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle …