The end-of-day totals from California public health websites for Sunday, Feb. 21, reported 3,495 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases there have been in the state to 3,509,219.
The 14-day total of new cases, 8,188, is down 80.6% from the Jan. 1 high of 42,268.
There were 228 new deaths reported Sunday, for a total of 49,340 people in California who have died from the virus.
There were 7,165 people needing hospital care, a 68.7% drop since the Jan. 1 high of 22,853.
Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Johns Hopkins University, the World Health Organization, the California Department of Public Health, The Associated Press, reporting counties and news sources
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Grind these five versatile, beloved mixes ahead of time, then keep them on hand for cooking that’s full of verve and depth.
African, African-American and African-Inspired knowledge are not often acknowledged in culinary practice. For years, I’ve been collecting Nigerian and West African cookbooks, many of which are out-of-print. The Jemima Code (2015) by Toni Tipton-Martin widened knowledge of the wealth of resources documenting the culinary excellence of Africans and African-Americans. Source: Digital Library — Feast Afrique
Protesters attend an End the Violence Towards Asians rally in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park on Saturday. Since the start of the pandemic, violence targeting Asian Americans has risen dramatically. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
A spate of high-profile assaults on Asian Americans has renewed long-standing criticism from Democrats and civil rights groups that the U.S. government is vastly undercounting hate crimes, a problem that they say has grown more acute amid rising white nationalism and deepening racial strife.
The attacks — including several in Northern California over the past month that attracted national attention — followed months of warnings from advocates that anti-China rhetoric from former president Donald Trump over the coronavirus pandemic was contributing to a surge in anti-Asian slurs and violence.
Source: Attacks on Asian Americans renew criticism that U.S. undercounts hate crimes – The Washington Post
A ‘secret prosecution witness’ in Russia’s latest trial of Crimean Tatars was outed on 17 February as a person whom the FSB have already used to imprison other civic activists and journalists and who has a vested interest in doing what the FSB demand
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — While the vast majority of COVID-19 patients will return to health within weeks of their infection, a new study reveals some may end up suffering the after-effects for months. Researchers from the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres say patients could lose their sense of taste and smell for up to five months…
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Confirm – now! President Biden’s choice for interior secretary faces her confirmation hearing on Tuesday. No other cabinet nominee has divided the two main parties as sharply as she has.
President Biden’s choice for interior secretary faces her confirmation hearing on Tuesday. No other cabinet nominee has divided the two main parties as sharply as she has.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: White folks are just different. Private messages show that a Pennsylvania cop was relatively indifferent to the fact that he’s facing federal charges for his role in January’s riot at the Capitol.