- Health: Coronavirus cases are finally falling.
- Vaccines: The next 100 million coronavirus vaccinations in the U.S.
- Economy: Household income grew by record 21% in March — Wages hit record highs for white Americans — The post-pandemic economic boom is coming.
- States: Almost 62,000 Iowans skipped their second COVID vaccine shot.
- World: Brazil surpasses 400,000 coronavirus deaths — India’s COVID-19 crisis continues to worsen as fears of variants grow.
- Variant tracker: Where different strains are spreading.
- Global: Total confirmed cases as of 12 p.m. ET on Friday: 150,673,998 — Total deaths: 3,169,019 — Total recoveries: 87,715,095 (no longer includes U.S. recoveries as of Dec. 15) — Map
- U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 12 p.m. ET on Friday: 32,296,353 — Total deaths: 575,270 — Total tests: 432,373,282 — Map
What should I do? Axios asked the experts:
- When you can be around others after contracting the coronavirus
- Traveling, asthma, dishes, disinfectants and being contagious
- Masks, lending books and self-isolating
- Exercise, laundry, what counts as soap
- Pets, moving and personal health
- Answers about the virus from Axios experts
- What to know about social distancing
- How to minimize your risk
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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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