U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in the ICU as he battles COVID-19, though not on a ventilator, leaving Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab effectively running the country’s response to the crisis. China, for the first time since January, reported no new coronavirus deaths yesterday.
In the U.S., New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reports that his state is seeing a “flattening of the curve,” as one influential statistical model revised its death toll estimates downward nationwide. Still, states continue to report widespread shortages of equipment to fight the virus, and a troubling trend is emerging of the disease hitting people of color harder.