Photo Credit: Army National Guard Sgt. Amouris Coss
National Guard Army Spc. Reagan Long and Pfc. Naomi Velez register people at a COVID-19 mobile testing center in New Rochelle, NY, March 14, 2020.

Monday was the deadliest day so far in the US, with 100 new coronavirus deaths reported.

As of Tuesday morning, there are at least 42,660 coronavirus cases in the US, with about half of them in New York State. 2,774 cases were added in the US on Monday; 589 Americans have died from the pandemic, 295 have recovered.

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On Monday afternoon, there were at least 12,000 cases in New York City: 3,621 in Queens; 3,494 in Brooklyn; 2,572 in Manhattan; 1,629 in the Bronx; and 817 in Staten Island. The infection rate on Staten Island is the highest, with 172 confirmed cases per 100,000 residents. New Jersey has close to 3,000 confirmed cases, with 27 dead.

In Israel there are 1,656 cases as of Tuesday morning, as 214 new patients have been added. Thank God, only one Israeli has died so far; 49 are recovering.

The number of people in recovery from the coronavirus is also rising worldwide, and with 1,052 patients reported healthy on Monday, there are now 102,357 people on the planet who have beaten the virus.

Unfortunately, Monday also saw new 9,689 patients, setting the over all number of humans who have contracted the virus at 386,204.

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer announced that the city’s tax revenues are expected to drop by between $5 billion and $6 billion over the next 15 months, taking the city’s budget down with them.

Israel’s Bureau of Employment reported Tuesday morning that 31,146 new job seekers enrolled since Monday afternoon. On Sunday, 38,016 people registered in the bureau. Since the beginning of the month, 615,834 new job applicants were registered with the Employment Service, 91% of them on unpaid . The unemployment rate is 18.6% of the labor force in the economy, after several months at less than 4%.

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