Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

  1. Health: Study says a third of COVID patients later had psychiatric or neurological illness — CDC director says U.K. COVID variant now dominant strain in U.S.
  2. Vaccines: EU regulator finds “possible” link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots — List of universities requiring vaccines grows and so does pushback.
  3. Economy: Treasury says over 156 million stimulus payments sent out since March — More government spending expected as IMF projects 6% global GDP growth.
  4. Technology: Health care leads the way for top private AI firms.
  5. Variant tracker: Where different strains are spreading.


  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 8:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday: 132,929,832 — Total deaths: 2,885,401 — Total recoveries: 75,436,505 (no longer includes U.S. recoveries as of Dec. 15) Map
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 8:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday: 30,917,756 — Total deaths: 559,066 — Total tests: 400,866,033Map

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Editor’s note: Johns Hopkins University stopped reporting U.S. COVID-19 recoveries on its dashboard on Dec. 15, citing a Coronavirus Tracking Project post that explained the national data is incomplete since several states do not keep records of recovered patients.

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