NM reports second-highest daily case total, 8 more virus deaths


Of those who contracted the virus, 77% have recovered, with 774,378 people who tested negative for the virus statewide. California has seen 94,701 new cases since July 23.

There have been two more positive COVID-19 cases in Buena Vista County since late Wednesday morning, bringing the total to 1,725.

As of Tuesday, Latino people accounted for 55% of coronavirus cases and 43% of deaths in the state, while making up about 39 percent of the state's population, according to data from the California Department of Public Health. However, the Health Department's COVID-19 dashboard, which it recently redesigned, continues to report 239 infections in West Hollywood and four deaths.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 719 new coronavirus cases Thursday, raising the statewide total to 92,867. The number of daily of hospitalizations has steadily increased to over 1,900 since July 1. The age range with the highest number of cases is 20 to 29. But she noted that the 7% of people who died and had no underlying health problems should serve as a warning. "Everyone shares the collective responsibility to slow the spread of COVID-19 to prevent an overwhelming surge of COVID-19 to save lives".

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She said the county is working to add more appointment times at existing test locations, and new sites will be opened over the next two to three weeks, particularly in areas with vulnerable populations. One Hardin County patient is hospitalized.

Wednesday's results showed a positive rate of 6.5%, up from 4.4% the day before and 3.6% overall since testing began in March.

Marshall County is in the top eight counties in Iowa with the highest COVID-19 cases. In past weeks, inspectors found large numbers of violations at restaurants and bars.