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KHN senior Colorado correspondent Markian Hawryluk joined KUNC’s Erin O’Toole on “Colorado Edition” and appeared on WNHN’s “The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen” to discuss his recent story on how difficult it is to measure the full death toll from the pandemic.
Oregon, Nevada, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, New Mexico and other states also reconsider their plans.
In other news on the homeless crisis: Houston releases pre-pandemic statistics; D.C. will stop using a certain motel as overflow housing.
The state broke its record for the highest number of new coronavirus cases in a day, with more than 6,000 reported Monday. Over 2,000 of those came from Los Angeles County. Other California pandemic-related news is on hospitalizations, nursing homes, renters, and prisons as well.
In other news from across the state: Leaders wrestle with reopening public schools; UT Southwestern Medical Center warns about alarming trends; and more.
Meanwhile, one county has run out of hospital beds because of the spike in coronavirus cases.
Media outlets report on news from Arizona, Texas, California, Florida, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Missouri, Louisiana, Ohio, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Michigan, New York, Maine, Iowa, New Mexico, and other states, as well.
KHN Midwest correspondent Cara Anthony spoke with “The 21st” host Brian Mackey about the implications of reopening the U.S. and recent protests.
Prisons have long struggled with overcrowding, but the coronavius is casting a harsh spotlight on the problem.
Media outlets take a look at how the pandemic looks in states across the country, including the dozen or so that are seeing record highs in cases.
Media outlets report on news from Pennsylvania, Washington, Rhode Island, Montana, Georgia, Alaska, and New York.
Several states, including Mississippi, Arizona, Florida and Texas, see increases in cases after lifting restrictions; new data show young people should take the virus more seriously, public health experts say.
Senior facilities have been hit the hardest by COVID, forcing a 3-month long isolation for most residents. Now, things are easing up in some states where facilities are beginning to set standards for outdoor visits. News on nursing homes is from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana, as well.
Principal Jacqueline Dungey wanted to make sure they got the food they needed, or the grief counseling, or the internet connection required to attend their online classes. News reports on schools looks at college reopenings, as well.
Media outlets report on news from California, District of Columbia, Texas, Wyoming and Georgia.
Andre Guest was just fine one day. The next, he was fighting for his life.
Media outlets report on news from Ohio, Louisiana, California, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Texas and Wisconsin.
The Wall Street Journal takes a deep dive into what went wrong in the early days of the pandemic in New York City. In other news from New York: the virus wreaks financial havoc on safety-net hospitals; laid-off workers expected to flood state’s Medicaid program; and more.
Little attention has gone toward facilities that house over 275,000 people with conditions such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and autism, despite the significant risk posed to any kind of group home, advocates say. Meanwhile, special-needs caregivers are struggling amid the economic downturn.
Media outlets report on news from North Carolina, New York, California, Virginia, Texas and Wisconsin.