Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 death tolls now rising in key states after weeks of decline nationwide

WASHINGTON - Soaring coronavirus infections in Texas, Arizona and Florida are pushing deaths from the disease back upward, reversing two months of declines and undercutting claims by the Trump administration that the pandemic is under control.

In Texas, where hospitals are being swamped by a wave of COVID-19 patients, the seven-day average of deaths hit 46 a day this week, more than double the daily average in mid-June, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

The average daily death toll in Arizona has also more than doubled in the last month. And in Florida, another state where

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times1 min letti
Apple Fire Grows To 900 Acres In Riverside County, Triggering Evacuations
Firefighters on Friday evening were battling the Apple fire, which has burned 900 acres in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County. The vegetation fire was reported at 4:55 p.m. in the 9000 block of Oak Glen Road, according to the Riverside County
Los Angeles Times2 min letti
Apple Fire Swells To 26,000 Acres Amid Hot, Dry And Windy Conditions
LOS ANGELES - A vegetation fire that broke out Friday afternoon has now charred more than 26,000 acres in the Inland Empire, officials said. Crews battling the Apple fire, which is burning north of Cherry Valley in Riverside County, will have to cont
Los Angeles Times5 min letti
In California, A Legendary Waitress Gets A COVID-19-safe Memorial, With Tacos To Go
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - If ever there was a San Bernardino resident who deserved a fiesta for her funeral, it was Lucy Reyes. She worked at Mitla Cafe, the oldest Mexican restaurant in the Inland Empire, for 68 of its 83 years, retiring in 2018. Her