Coronavirus cases in Iowa surpass 300,000

Coronavirus cases in Iowa surpassed 300,000 for the first time this week, estimates for the state health department show.  Some 302,788 people in the state have tested positive for COVID-19, with…

Texas surpasses 2M coronavirus cases, second highest in US

Texas became the second state to surpass the 2 million mark this week as the region experiences record-high coronavirus numbers in the month of January. The Lone Star State has…

Florida coronavirus cases surpass 1.5M

Florida surpassed 1.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 when approximately 15,000 new cases were identified Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health. Overall, the Sunshine State appears to be third…

Coronavirus cases in nursing homes may reflect community infection trends: CDC

Trends in community infections from the novel coronavirus appear to run on par with cases among nursing home staff and residents, per a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control…

5 cases of UK coronavirus variant found in Minnesota: officials

Minnesota health officials over the weekend identified five cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom, adding to a growing list of states that have confirmed cases…

More than half of coronavirus cases spread by asymptomatic carriers, CDC model shows

A new model from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that those who are infected with but show no signs of COVID-19 account for more than half of…

Active coronavirus cases in this state hit new record

Arkansas this week hit a new record for the active number of coronavirus cases in the state, according to official estimates.  The state on Thursday reported some 25,984 active cases…

London Mayor Khan declares ‘major incident’ as coronavirus cases surge, hospitals ‘overwhelmed’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan declared a “major incident” in the city as coronavirus cases surge and threaten to overwhelm the city’s hospitals, according to reports. The mayor hoped that the…

Connecticut confirms 2 UK coronavirus variant cases

Connecticut has reported two confirmed cases of the U.K. coronavirus variant in two New Haven residents who traveled outside of the state. Both patients– one of whom visited Ireland–are aged between…

Those with mild coronavirus experience loss of taste, smell in 86% of cases: study

A loss of taste and smell has become a telltale sign of a coronavirus infection for many, experts have said, with a new study published this week finding just how common…