Coronavirus live updates: Infection rates show the threat is not fading

While dozens of rural counties have no known coronavirus cases, a panoramic view of the country reveals a grim and distressing picture. “If you include New York, it looks like a plateau moving down,’’ said Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at the University of California, Irvine. “If you exclude New York, it’s a plateau slowly moving up.” [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here:]