- More than 100,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Illinois top the list of total deaths.
Over the course of a week, the Global Guardian Asset Security team performed five apprehensions for one client at various construction and facility sites.
The drugmaker Moderna out of Cambridge, Massachusetts announced that their coronavirus vaccine appears to be safe and able to stimulate an immune response against the COVID-19 virus. The initial results are from testing performed on eight volunteers. The second phase involving 600 people will begin soon and is on an accelerated timeline.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a two-week extension of stay-at-home orders for parts of the state, including NYC, that do not meet certain criteria laid out by the state. Five regions of New York were cleared to reopen some non-essential businesses; the Finger Lakes, including Rochester; Central New York, a five-county area including Syracuse; the Southern Tier, which borders Pennsylvania; the Mohawk Valley, west of Albany; and the rural North County, which includes the Adirondack Mountains.
To date, more than 33 million Americans have filed for unemployment. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, and the global economic recession deepens, people on the margins of society are likely to become desperate, turning to crime to survive. Since the late 1950s, crime has increased with every recession. Already in New York City, one of the epicenters of COVID-19, there has been a 31 percent uptick in burglary incidents in the month of April compared to prior year.