Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


The number of figures (1000) illustrates just 1% of the official count of people who've died from COVID-19. Graphic via Desirée Tapia for COURIER
The U.S. Has Officially Passed 100,000 Deaths From Coronavirus. The Real Number Is Likely Much Higher.

The current death toll could actually be as high as 125,000 Americans, according to a New York Times analysis.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.

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Virginia Coronavirus Cases Increase by 1,000+ in 24 Hours

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of today’s news coming right up.  But First… A Caroline County family found some bags containing nearly $1 million in the middle of the road. Where these bags came from is…still under investigation (!!!). — Dogwood  Five Things You Need to Know Today Virginia’s...

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Tomorrow is Election Day For Over 100 Virginia Cities

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of today’s Virginia news coming right up.  But First… Tomorrow is election day for over a hundred cities in Virginia. And to make sure voters are able to perform their civic duty safely, Gov. Ralph Northam has introduced multiple precautions to keep exposure to...

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Most of Virginia Started Reopening Today. Here’s What to Expect.

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of today’s Virginia news coming right up.  But First… As most of Virginia begins to reopen, some non-essential businesses are opening their doors to Virginians, with some restrictions still in place. Here’s what to expect from restaurants, gyms and other non-essential businesses as they...

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Why Truckers Showed Up and Blasted Their Horns At Trump

The protest, organized by trucker Rick Santiago, was held to express truckers’ frustration over shipping rates that they say are so low that they can’t make a living.

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Virginia Records the Highest Report of New COVID-19 Cases, One Day Before the State Reopens

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of Virginia news coming right up.  But First… In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, nurses have been working harder than ever to ensure the safety of the public. And that hard work has not gone unappreciated. Here’s how these Virginia hospitals are showing...