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The Covid Chronicles: May 14

May 14, 2020

May 14

  • Dallas County: 6,837 total cases, 235 new cases, and 6 more deaths.

As far as coronavirus throughout Texas, it’s grim:

Some sad news: According to new data on the @TexasDSHS #COVID19 dashboard, yesterday was Texas’s deadliest day with 58 new deaths.

The previous high was 50 on April 30.

William Joy (@WilliamJoy) May 14, 2020


No idea why the following tweet is in all caps, but it’s important information with regard to job numbers:

* FED SAYS 19% OF ALL ADULTS EITHER LOST JOB OR EXPERIENCED REDUCTION IN HOURS IN MARCH

* FED SAYS 90% OF WORKERS WHO LOST JOBS OR WERE FURLOUGHED WERE TOLD THEY COULD RETURN TO THEIR JOB AT SOME POINT

* FED SAYS 23% OF ALL ADULTS SAID THEIR INCOME IN MARCH WAS LOWER THAN FEB

Carl Quintanilla (@carlquintanilla) May 14, 2020


The New York Stock Exchange will reopen its iconic trading floor later this month, two months after the coronavirus pandemic forced its closure https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-stock-exchange-to-reopen-trading-floor-11589495486?mod=e2tw

The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) May 14, 2020


I’ve got one that makes me look like Bane. It’s oh so poignant when I tell folks Gotham is theirs after isolating for weeks.

Men less likely to wear face masks because they’re ‘not cool’ and ‘a sign of weakness’ https://nypost.com/2020/05/14/men-less-likely-to-wear-face-masks-because-theyre-not-cool-and-a-sign-of-weakness/?__twitter_impression=true pic.twitter.com/xzuVb3mpel

New York Post (@nypost) May 14, 2020


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