The case trend in the U.S. remains stable, at around 40,000 daily new cases on average over the last seven days, similar to the moving average last week. The U.S. has now recorded over 6,000,000 confirmed cases and over 185,000 deaths.
The past several months have been unlike no other in recent history. Together, we have been navigating a global pandemic, historic levels of unemployment, nationwide civil unrest and mass protests, and natural disasters wreaking havoc throughout the country.
On 04 August, approximately 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded at a warehouse in Beirut’s port, creating a massive blast that killed 172 people, injured thousands, and left entire neighborhoods of the city devastated.