Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

  1. Health: “A manageable threat:” Some experts now say U.S. unlikely to reach herd immunity.
  2. Vaccines: Pfizer to offer smaller shipments — There’s not just one kind of vaccine hesitancy. — FDA expected to authorize Pfizer for adolescents by next week.
  3. Economy: U.S. households have increased their exposure to stocks to the highest level on record — The U.S. may have added more than 2 million jobs in April — A surge in youth unemployment.
  4. World: More global COVID-19 cases reported in last 2 weeks than in first 6 months of pandemic, WHO says — Over 1 billion adults said in 2020 they wouldn’t agree to be vaccinated.
  5. Local: NYC to resume 24-hour subway service — Maryland offers $100 to state employees who get COVID vaccinations — White House to redirect unordered vaccines to states where demand is higher.
  6. Variant tracker: Where different strains are spreading.


  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 8:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday: 153,936,070 — Total deaths: 3,222,446 — Total recoveries: 90,549,620 (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 Tuesday: 32,510,422 — Total deaths: 578,403 — Total tests: 437,469,331Map

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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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