The Daily Populous

Saturday March 21st, 2020 evening edition

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As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the globe, each country hopes that it has the ability to slow its growth in their own country.

As of today, the United States falls in last place with regard to limiting COVID-19 growth according to the number of confirmed cases.

According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the number of confirmed cases in the United States grew at a faster rate than any other country in the world yesterday.

Below, I dive into how these numbers are skewed by country population and the number of coronavirus tests conducted.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose from 7,783 on Wednesday to 13,677 yesterday.

Plot of coronavirus cases in the United States over the last month (2/19 to 3/19) self.

Limited testing in the United States potentially downplays the numbers below, leaving the true number of cases unknown. »

Country Music Icon Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

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“I came into country music not trying to change country music but trying to survive,” he said in a 2016 interview with “And so I did songs that were not country but were more pop.

But I told somebody the other day, country music is what country people will buy.

Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013 and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Country Music Association the same year. »

‘We’re all going to get sick eventually’: Amazon workers are struggling to provide for a nation in quarantine

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As the virus spreads and cities lock down, Amazon workers across the country are finding themselves thrust into a new role: delivering goods to a nation in quarantine.

But the virus also poses an unprecedented threat to Amazon’s logistics system and, more importantly, the workers who make it run.

In Italy and Spain, Amazon has refused to shut down facilities where workers have been infected, prompting protests. »

Interest in 2010 movie 'Tangled' surges amid coronavirus pandemic

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Disney's 2010 movie "Tangled" is seeing a resurgence during the coronavirus pandemic.

In the movie, which stars the voices of Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi, the animated Rapunzel, who is the princess of Corona, lived her whole life in a tower before the events of the movie begin.

I'm watching Tangled and I can't believe Rapunzel practiced social distancing in a tower away from the village of Corona. »