Every week, we're sharing with you the most important headlines and updates in COVID-19 news. As your disinfection and prevention experts, we're rounding up the key facts to make it easier for you to understand what is happening in the world in outbreaks, government mitigation efforts, and how the pandemic is impacting our neighborhoods and our lives.
This week's top news includes an infographic of How Long COVID-19 Lives On Surfaces (below), and at what temperatures (our favorite, as we treat surfaces like no one else can!), shrinking hospital capacity across the country, details on outdoor dining, and what to expect for the holidays.
Speaking of the holidays - stay tuned for our new Party Pack that we are offering for Thanksgiving through the New Year. Governor Andrew Cuomo has advised against large gatherings for the holidays, so we are here to help keep you all safe as you honor your family and friend traditions.
The US Reports Another Record Breaking Day in Coronavirus Cases:
The US Hits the 9-Million Mark as Infections Keep Surging via The New York Times
Virus Surge In Midwest Hospitals:
Midwest Hospitals Struggle to Handle Virus Surge via AP News
Hospitals Struggling With Capacity:
46 Percent Spike In COVID Cases via The New York Times
"Superspreader" Events Still Pose Risk:
A Long Island Wedding and Birthday Party lead to 56 New Coronavirus Cases via The New York Post
Will COVID-19 Ever Be Under Control? White House Chief of Staff Says No:
We won't Ever Get COVID-19 Completely Under Control via The New York Post
How Safe Is "Outdoor Dining" Really:
How COVID Safe is Dining in a Restaraunt's Outdoor Tent via The Wall Street Journal
In Person Voting & Safety: