A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.
The Guardian reports that, in the UK, the Home Office quietly agrees deal with Jamaica amid outcry over charter plane. A deal has been quietly agreed between the Home Office and Jamaica not to remove people who came to the UK as children on a controversial charter flight to the Caribbean island this week, its high commissioner […]Jamaicans who came to UK as children will be left off deportation flight — Repeating Islands
Illinois health officials reported 7,178 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 57 additional deaths.
Both statewide and in L.A. County, average daily coronavirus cases have quadrupled in recent weeks and hospitalizations have tripled. There were 7,415 COVID-19 patients in California hospitals as of Saturday, according to the most recent numbers released by the state. The largest number was in L.A. County, which reported 2,185 patients. Source: California sets pandemic record for COVID hospitalizations – Los Angeles Times
Pennsylvania’s worst month yet for coronavirus cases is drawing to a close.
When the bell rings at 2:25 p.m., math teacher Melissa Brown watches from a window as kids file out of Riverton High.
“The first thing they do,” she said, “is rip off their masks. The second thing is they hop in a car with a bunch of their friends like COVID doesn’t exist once class is over.”
Her school is one of the 53 high schools, or roughly a third of those in the state, that have crossed the 15-case coronavirus threshold that state officials say should trigger two weeks of online instruction.
as of mid-November, The Markup has found, numerous Facebook pages for well-known Holocaust denial groups remain active — and for users who find the pages, Facebook’s algorithms continue to recommend related content, effectively creating a network for pushing anti-Semitic content. Facebook has long struggled to tamp down on quick-traveling misinformation and shape-shifting conspiracy groups, but many of the discriminatory pages The Markup found either belonged to groups with a long history of prominence within the Holocaust denial movement or directly referenced well-known anti-Semitic or white nationalist memes, making them seem like obvious targets for Facebook’s crackdown.