The Chronicle began covering the coronavirus crisis before the first cases were reported in the Bay Area and a pandemic was declared in 2020. We reorganized the newsroom to dedicate nearly every resource to stories focusing on the health and economic disasters. Every day we have published live updates to reflect the most critical local, national and global updates on COVID-19, and this news is free of charge in an effort to keep our community safe and informed. Read the previous updates from Dec. 24-30 Read the full timeline: Updates from Wednesday, Jan. 6: 5:15 p.m. Up to 438,000 dead in the U.S. by Jan. 30, CDC forecasts: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its forecast on Wednesday, predicting that 12,900 to 24,900 new deaths will likely be reported in the week ending Jan. 30. The new data forecasts that a total of 405,000 to 438,000 COVID-19 deaths will be reported in the country by the end of the month. As of Wednesday evening, there were 360,693 confirmed deaths in the U.S., based on data compiled from Johns Hopkins University. 4:30 p.m. At least 52 cases of a fast-spreading virus variant in U.S.: The CDC said on Wednesday… Read full this story
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