COVID-19 Update for 5/4 by: grinesa bajrami

#1 The Current Count

Currently there are 3,582,469 confirmed cases around the world, with 251,365 deaths. In the United States, there are 1,208,101 confirmed cases, with 69,579 deaths. In Nevada, there are 5,311 confirmed cases, with 257 deaths.

#2 In the United States

In New York City, 15 children were diagnosed with a illness that doctors believe is connected to COVID-19, however they still do not entirely understand what it is. There are also reported cases in Europe. The children are showing symptoms of Kawasaki disease. It has been describe as a “multi-system inflammatory syndrome potentially associated with COVID-19.”

#3 In Nevada

When casinos do open, the occupancy rate must be cut in half and the amount of tables opened, must be brought down. This is to continue social distancing measures, while helping fix the economy.

#4 In Other News

While social distancing at home, many people are celebrating May 4, also known as Star Wars day. May 4 is the day for celebrating because of the famous quote "may the force be with you," which for the day is changed to "may the fourth be with you."

#5 If You're Bored

Since the new Nintendo Switch game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" was released, many people have been playing and posting about the game. For Switch users, the game is a fun way to pass the time.


Created with images by Fusion Medical Animation - "New visualisation of the Covid-19 virus" • KOBU Agency - "Coronavirus / Covid-19 cases in the world. (9.04.2020) Source: www.worldometers.info/coronavirus" • Jonathan Borba - "untitled image" • NeONBRAND - "untitled image" • Christian Crocker - "Galaxy's Edge" • Sara Kurfeß - "untitled image"