Florida sets daily record with 9,585 new COVID-19 cases

Florida has continued its morbid streak of breaking coronavirus records — reporting 9,585 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, the state’s Department of Health confirmed. Saturday’s tally surpassed Friday’s record-breaking 8,942 cases and brings the Sunshine State’s total of confirmed cases to 132,525, according to the Miami Herald.

Florida has reported nearly 40,000 new infections in just over a week — which accounts for about a third of all cases since the pandemic began, the newspaper reported.

Source: Florida sets daily record with 9,585 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus Heaven: Why Meatpacking Plants Are Superspreaders – DER SPIEGEL

As the recent outbreak in Germany shows, meat processing facilities offer perfect conditions for the transmission of coronaviruses, with cool temperatures and people cramped in close quarters. Additional changes are needed to protect workers – and theoretically even consumers.

Source: Coronavirus Heaven: Why Meatpacking Plants Are Superspreaders – DER SPIEGEL

Violence by far-right is among US’s most dangerous terrorist threats, study finds

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Center for Strategic and International Studies analysis of domestic terrorist incidents found majority have come from far right

Violence by far-right groups and individuals has emerged as one of the most dangerous terrorist threats faced by US law enforcement and triggered a wave of warnings and arrests of people associated with those extremist movements.

The most recent in-depth analysis of far-right terrorism comes from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

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