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An interactive map compares coronavirus outbreaks across US states, based on case totals, cases per capita, and test results

Brendan McDermid/Reuters The US has confirmed more than 1.5 million coronavirus cases, more than any country in the world. It has the third-highest number.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

An interactive tool lets you compare rising coronavirus case totals country by country, starting at "day zero" of each outbreak

REUTERS/Jose Cabezas A new data-visualization tool lets you compare various countries' coronavirus outbreaks on the same time scale, starting from the first day each country reported a case. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2020

Arizona public health leaders prepared to battle coronavirus, Gov. Ducey says

Arizona health officials have the go-ahead to test at the state level for coronavirus cases and are awaiting test results for a second potential case of COVID-19, a novel disease that has sickened nearly 89,000 worldwide and killed six in the U.S., publ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2020

Wall Street Week Ahead: Stocks face test as reopenings could fuel demand - or more coronavirus

A bounce in stocks is likely to face a test in the coming weeks as investors try to gauge whether countries and U.S. states emerging from lockdowns can arrest a sharp fall in economic growth without provoking a resurgence of coronavirus cases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2020

To know the real number of coronavirus cases in the US, China, or Italy, researchers say multiply by 10

Patrick Doyle/Reuters Coronavirus case totals in China, Italy, and the US could be at least 10 times higher than the reported figures.  Many patients likely haven't been identified due to limited testin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2020

States With the Highest Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

The first case of the novel coronavirus in the United States was confirmed on Jan. 21, 2020 — a healthy 35-year-old nonsmoker who had just returned to Washington state from Wuhan, China. Since........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 8th, 2020

About 64% of coronavirus tests in California are pending in what is reportedly the worst backlog of tests in the country

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images About 64% of coronavirus tests conducted in California are pending. Delayed test results make it difficult to pinpoint an accurate case count and to fight the coronavirus outbreak in the state over.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2020

Factbox: Coronavirus cases reported at 19 of Amazon"s U.S. warehouses

Amazon.com Inc is at the front line of responding to outbreaks of the novel coronavirus in the United States, delivering essential goods while more than half the population faces government stay-at-home orders......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 31st, 2020

LIVE UPDATES: Trump considers imposing quarantine on 3 states, FDA approves coronavirus test that delivers results in 5 minutes

REUTERS/Axel Schmidt We'll keep this page updated with the biggest coronavirus headlines of the day. Check back for updates.  Here's the latest: 'My big fear is being carried.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 28th, 2020

Abbott Labs releases coronavirus test system that has results in 5 minutes

Abbott Laboratories said it has received emergency-use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its device that can render positive results for the coronavirus in five minutes. The Abbott Park, Illinois-based pharmaceutical compa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2020

Factbox: Coronavirus cases reported at 13 of Amazon"s U.S. warehouses

Amazon.com Inc is at the front line of responding to outbreaks of the novel coronavirus in the United States, delivering essential goods while about half the population faces government stay-at-home orders......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

One chart compares coronavirus cases per capita in the hardest-hit countries around the world — Switzerland, Spain, and Italy top the list

PAU BARRENA/AFP via Getty Images The US, China, and Italy (in that order) have the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. But comparing the number of cases per million residents te.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

New Yorkers are fleeing the city to escape the coronavirus, but health officials worry it could worsen outbreaks elsewhere

Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Many residents have left New York City, now the epicenter of coronavirus cases in the United States, for smaller towns. Health experts are concerned t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

NC firm developing coronavirus test that produces results in 30 minutes

Already working on a vaccine for COVID-19, a Morrisville-based drugmaker now says that it is developing a testing solution that will produce results in 30 minutes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2020

Montgomery County"s second COVID-19 case is in Kettering

Montgomery County has its second confirmed coronavirus case. Kettering Health Network announces a man in his 60s tested positive for the novel disease after arriving to the hospital for a test March 14. The results were received today, March 18. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

Polis declares state of emergency in response to coronavirus cases

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in response to recent cases of COVID-19 in the state. The new strain of coronavirus began popping up in the United States in February. On March 5, the first case was announced in C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2020

Cruise company stocks sink as cruise passengers await coronavirus test results

Cruise company stocks continued their downward spiral Thursday, with all three of South Florida's public cruise companies suffering double-digit percentage drops in stock price. What started out as a year of strong profitability for Doral-based .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 6th, 2020

FDA to now allow more labs to immediately begin testing for coronavirus

A laboratory test designed by public health officials to identify cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. has been bogged down by a botched rollout to states and inaccurate readings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 29th, 2020

CDC’s coronavirus test bogged down by questions over accuracy and availability

A laboratory test designed by public health officials to identify cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. has been bogged down by a botched rollout to states and inaccurate readings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2020

Health officials say they"re testing the first possible Wuhan coronavirus case in New York City

Reuters/Bryan R. Smith Health officials said Saturday that New York City may have its first possible coronavirus patient, and are waiting for test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Pre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 1st, 2020

Trump got the number of US coronavirus patients wrong in a tweet about how he"s on top of the outbreak

President Donald Trump tweeted that there were only five cases of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States, hours after there was a confirmed sixth case. Public health experts told the Associated Press that Trump's assessment of China's ability to contain.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2020