The absence of outbreaks, if it holds, suggests that the city’s efforts to return children to classrooms could serve as an influential model for the nation.
J. David GoodmanIt’s still early, and winter is coming, but there is reason to feel encouraged about NYC‘s in-person classes: Random testing has so far found very few positive coronavirus cases among staff and students
@danarubinstein and I look at the numbers
Facing a worrying spike in cases, city officials carried out emergency inspections and warned of an extraordinary lockdown.
J. David Goodman"In the absence of our doing the right thing, we will need to be in a lockdown-type situation"
@liamstack and @JoeKGoldstein on the biggest risk yet to New York City's control of the coronavirus
Early in the pandemic, much of rural Texas had low case counts and few worries. Now, conservative areas are seeing a surge in cases, but distrust in government mandates endure.
J. David GoodmanIn Lubbock, TX, coronavirus cases are spiking.
23 members of Texas Tech's football team tested positive.
The mayor is avoiding his office after his daughter tested positive, to keep from possibly exposing staff.
Still, some don't believe it's a risk
Dr. Oxiris Barbot re-emerged and said she’s on the team. But one of her agency’s key functions in managing the pandemic has been handed to another city department.
J. David GoodmanFormer New York City deputy mayor for health under @BilldeBlasio:
“This administration has injected politics more than other administrations in my experience around public health issues"