Will spring breakers become super-spreaders? (Politico, 3/21/2020)
For much of this week, revelers continued to cram four and five to a hotel room, swarm beaches over hundreds of miles of coastline, and then gather shoulder-to-shoulder in bars and clubs – almost a model process for spreading contagious diseases.University of Tampa says students on spring break together tested positive for COVID-19. (Miami Herald, 3/22/2020)
The University of Tampa announced Saturday that it was the latest Florida college or university touched by the coronavirus pandemic via five students who tested positive for COVID-19.
The school’s Saturday evening Twitter posting said the students had been on Spring Break together with other schoolmates. What the post didn’t say was where the students went on Spring Break or where they lived on or off campus.While the world partied some places prepared. Will their coronavirus gamble pay off? (Miami Herald, 3/26/2020)
While spring-breakers were still cramming South Beach bars earlier this month, Puerto Rico’s government was trying to turn the tourism-dependent island into an inhospitable fortress.
New Jersey. (3/26/2020)
New York. (3/26/2020)
Washington State. (3/27/2020)
"Close to zero" coronavirus point/ counterpoint. (3/27/2020)
Worldometer tracks the coronavirus (new edition). (3/25/2020)
Worldometer (and others) track the Coronavirus. (3/19/2020)