Indian Country's COVID-19 Syllabus
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As of August 31, 2020 11:30 am EDT in the Indian health system (spreadsheet).
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Total cases: 5,972,356
Total deaths: 182,622
As of August 31, 2020 at 7:30pm EDT by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Total cases confirmed: 25,118,689
As of August 31, 2020 at 7:30pm EDT by the World Health Organization
- See the live numbers for the Navajo Nation at the Navajo Epidemiology Center Coronavirus Response Hub
- Map of COVID-19 reports by Johns Hopkins University
- World Health Organization COVID-19 Situation Dashboard
- Another data set is available at WorldoMeter.info
The power of data to predict where the coronavirus will hit next
Just like a massive evacuation can save lives in a Category 4 hurricane, social distancing and shuttered workplaces can slow the rate at which the virus spreads.
China or Italy? A stark contrast on the coronavirus front
Thursday was a day of contrasts on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus. In a sign of hope, the Chinese city of Wuhan reported no new homegrown infections, but in a stark warning for the world, Italy appeared set to surpass China's death toll from the virus.
The two milestones were a dramatic illustration of how much the global outbreak has pivoted toward Europe and the United States. They also showed how the arc of contagion can vary in different nations, as Italy with 60 million people braces to see more carnage than China, a nation of 1.4 billion.
The science: How coronavirus spreads from person to person
Each infected person spreads to two or three others on average, researchers estimate. It spreads more easily than flu but less than measles, tuberculosis or some other respiratory diseases
Coronavirus Q&A: What is it? The symptoms. And how it spreads
An explainer of every frequently asked question in relation to COVID-19.
Are you a Native student whose college or university has been closed or switched to online classes? Visit this spreadsheet for resources involving technology in Native communities. It is updated by San Juan College’s Native American Center.