Category: COVID Newsletters

Update: COVID-19 Weekly News Archive

Weekly COVID Newsletter (12/17)

Friends, It’s Thursday, December 17, 2020. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Manhattan has had 53,872 cumulative confirmed cases and 3,255 deaths (that’s 3,965 more cases and 21 more deaths since last week). The city as a whole has had 365,758 total cases and 24,578 total deaths (which is 24,784 more cases and 167 more deaths since last week), according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker. Those… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (12/10)

Friends, It’s Thursday, December 10, 2020. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter, and happy Hanukkah to all who are celebrating. Manhattan has had 49,907 cumulative confirmed cases and 3,234 deaths (3,579 more cases and 6 deaths since last week). The city as a whole has had 340,974 total cases and 24,411 total deaths (23,228 more cases and 114 more deaths since last week), according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (12/3)

Friends, It’s Thursday, December 3, 2020. Yesterday the country recorded an all-time high of hospitalizations– over 100,000– and the single-worst daily death toll since the pandemic began: 2,760 (last April 15, it was 2,752). And the impact of Thanksgiving travelers has not yet been felt. The differences between now and then are significant. In April, the cases and deaths were centered in the Northeast, large swaths of the country were… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (11/19)

Friends, It’s Thursday, November 19, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed that Manhattan has had 40,908 confirmed cases and 3,214 deaths (1,902 more cases and 14 deaths since last week), and the city as a whole has had 287,022 cases and 24,149 deaths (10,046 more cases and 50 more deaths since last week). But experts say… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (11/12)

Friends, It’s Thursday, November 12, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following: Manhattan has 39,006 confirmed cases and 3,200 deaths (2,026 more cases and no deaths since last week). The city as a whole has 276,976 cases and 24,099 deaths (11,378 more cases and 78 more deaths since last week). Experts say seven-day averages are… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (11/5)

Friends, It’s Thursday, November 5, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following:
  • Manhattan has 36,980 confirmed cases and 3,200 deaths (904 more cases and 5 more deaths since last week).
  • The city as a whole has 265,598 cases and 24,021 deaths (5,051 more cases and 41 more deaths since last week).
Experts say seven-day averages… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (10/29)

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 29, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following:
  • Manhattan has 36,076 confirmed cases and 3,195 deaths (827 more cases and 3 more deaths since last week).
  • The city as a whole has 260,547 cases and 23,980 deaths (4,501 more cases and 31 more deaths since last week).
Experts say seven-day averages… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (10/22)

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 22, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following:
  • Manhattan has 35,249 confirmed cases and 3,192 deaths (680 more cases and 7 more deaths since last week).
  • The city as a whole has 256,046 cases and 23,949 deaths (4,280 more cases and 44 more deaths since last week).
Experts say seven-day averages… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (10/15)

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 15, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following:
  • Manhattan has 34,569 confirmed cases and 3,185 deaths (518 more cases and 2 more deaths since last week).
  • The city as a whole has 251,766 cases and 23,905 deaths (3,766 more cases and 32 more deaths since last week).
Experts say seven-day averages… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (10/8)

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 8, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following:
  • Manhattan has 34,051 confirmed cases and 3,183 deaths (425 more cases and 2 more deaths than last week).
  • The city as a whole has 248,000 cases and 23,873 deaths (3,426 more cases and 44 more deaths than last week).
Experts say seven-day averages… Read more

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