New York State broke a new COVID-19 testing record on Friday, with over 159,000 tests reported, Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted on Saturday.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Telangana reached 2,20,675 as 1,451 more people tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.
France, which is reporting the highest seven-day average of new cases in Europe with 21,210 infections per day, reported a record 30,621 cases on Thursday.
The Kerala government has terminated from service 432 medical personnel, including 385 doctors.
The Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital performed close to 11,000 surgeries between March and October 15.
This week’s GeekWire Podcast features highlights from the first week of the virtual GeekWire Summit, including what’s next in the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine; a conversation with Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer; and Bill Gates’ comments on what’s keeping him optimistic in these tumultuous times.
Greece has reported its 500th death from the coronavirus, as well as the second highest daily cases of the disease following Friday’s record.
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin urged President Trump to send COVID-19 supplies to Wisconsin, citing six months of shortages that have further exacerbated mounting cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks.
Today, World Food Day marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, of the United Nations.
Resorts, some of which are set to open at the beginning of November, are trying to avoid a repeat of last spring when many mountain communities were disproportionately hurt by the virus as travelers from all over the country and the world hit the slopes during one of the busiest times of the season.