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Covid in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count
U. S., October 4

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Covid World Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak
World, September 17

The virus has infected more than 29,855,400 people and has been detected in nearly every country.

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A Detailed Map of Where Americans Are Staying Home for Thanksgiving
November 24

Despite geographical and partisan splits, the vast majority say they are heeding pandemic warnings and planning a quieter holiday than usual.

Monitoring the Coronavirus Outbreak in Metro Areas Across the U.S.
April 23

In many places across the U.S., cases and deaths appear to have peaked or are starting to flatten. But there is a lot of regional variation.

In Election's Final Week, Mail Delays Worsen
September 14

What 30 million letters can tell us about how the post office is doing

The Pandemic Has Hindered Many of the Best Ideas for Reducing Violence
October 6

That may be one part of this year’s rise in violent crime.

How Deadly Is Coronavirus? What We Know and What We Don’t
March 7

The disease is still so new, and testing so limited, that the usual methods of analysis epidemiologists rely on are not yet viable.

These Places Could Run Out of Hospital Beds as Coronavirus Spreads
March 17

New estimates from a Harvard research team show that, in many parts of the country, there may not be enough hospital beds and staff for coronavirus patients. A shortage of intensive care beds for the sickest patients may be even worse.

How to Test More People for Coronavirus Without Actually Needing More Tests
July 27

Pooled testing, which can make one coronavirus test as powerful as five, is particularly useful when the infection rate is low. Its use could free up more tests for places where the virus is more widespread.

How Dr. Fauci Found Himself Talking to Julia Roberts, Lil Wayne and Just About Any Podcaster Who Asked
August 27

With the White House blocking the way to network news, Dr. Fauci talks about the pandemic wherever he can.

In These Neighborhoods, the Jobless Rate May Top 30 Percent
August 5

New maps show how the virus has severely deepened economic inequality within cities.

The Gulf Between Republicans and Democrats on Coronavirus Aid, in 9 Charts
July 30

Democrats and Republicans are far apart on the next round of federal aid to combat the pandemic.

A Detailed Map of Who Is Wearing Masks in the U.S.
July 17

The patterns from hundreds of thousands of survey respondents reflect partisanship, peer pressure and the footprint of the coronavirus itself.

In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record
July 15

After the first decrease in a quarter-century, in 2018, the number of deaths is again on the rise.

When 511 Epidemiologists Expect to Fly, Hug and Do 18 Other Everyday Activities Again
June 8

Even experts need to make personal decisions about what risks are worth it in the age of coronavirus. For some, life will never be the same again.

N.Y.C. Deaths Reach 6 Times the Normal Level, Far More Than Coronavirus Count Suggests
April 27

There have been some 20,000 more deaths than would be expected over all, and thousands more than have been captured in the city’s official coronavirus statistics.

Red vs. Blue on Coronavirus Concern: The Gap Is Still Big but Closing
March 21

After initially being dismissive, Republicans are starting to move closer to matching Democrats’ level of worry.

Cities That Went All In on Social Distancing in 1918 Emerged Stronger for It
April 3

They had lower mortality rates from the influenza pandemic. But their economies also appeared to fare better.

The Economic Pain That the Unemployment Rate Leaves Out
June 5

The number offers a useful but incomplete snapshot of the labor market, and its shortcomings are even more evident during the pandemic.

How Severe Are Coronavirus Outbreaks Across the U.S.? Look Up Any Metro Area
April 3

Tracking coronavirus growth rates in metro areas around the nation.

Coronavirus Deaths by U.S. State and Country Over Time: Daily Tracker
March 21

Compare the number of deaths and the rate of increase over time in the places the virus has hit hardest so far.

The World Is Still Far From Herd Immunity for Coronavirus
May 28

The latest studies show that even in the hardest-hit cities, most people remain vulnerable.

The Coronavirus Quieted City Noise. Listen to What’s Left.
May 22

Microphones on once-busy street corners and public parks have recorded the sound of the pandemic.

The Richest Neighborhoods Emptied Out Most as Coronavirus Hit New York City
May 15

Estimating how many residents left New York City, neighborhood by neighborhood.

What 5 Coronavirus Models Say the Next Month Will Look Like
April 22

The least pessimistic model is the one most frequently cited by the White House.

Coronavirus Models Are Nearing Consensus, but Reopening Could Throw Them Off Again
May 12

The convergence coincides with growing uncertainty about the effects of changing public policy.

Deaths in New York City Are More Than Double the Usual Total
April 10

Deaths from all causes have surged, undermining arguments that coronavirus numbers have been overblown.

Another Way to See the Recession: Power Usage Is Way Down
April 8

Four Ways to Measure Coronavirus Outbreaks in U.S. Metro Areas
March 27

Some metros in the U.S. could have worse outbreaks than those in Italy’s Lombardy region or in Wuhan, China.

Jobless Claims Hit 3.3 Million in the Last Report. This Week’s Will Probably Be Worse.
April 1

An analysis of Google search data suggests that last week’s unemployment claims could surpass 5 million.

More Than 3 Million Americans Lost Their Jobs Last Week. See Your State.
March 26

Official statistics have revealed how severely coronavirus has hurt the job market. But it may take several months before we know whether this economic disaster will resemble a storm or a long winter.

American Partisanship May Find Its Limits in Coronavirus
March 21

After initially being dismissive, Republicans are starting to move closer to matching Democrats’ level of concern.

The Staggering Rise in Jobless Claims This Week
March 19

When we write the history of the coronavirus recession, we’ll say the downturn started in early March.

Could Coronavirus Cause as Many Deaths as Cancer in the U.S.? Putting Estimates in Context
March 16

How the best- and worst-case scenarios compare with other common killers.

U.S.

Track Covid Cases in Places Important to You
November 24

Track cases and deaths in states, counties and metro areas you select.

A U.S. Record: Two Million New Virus Cases in Two Weeks
November 25

The virus spread rapidly across the United States in November, with nearly 2,000 counties recording their worst month yet.

Since Election Day, a Lot of Tweeting and Not Much Else for Trump
November 24

President Trump has tweeted an average of 28 times a day in the last three weeks, mostly lamenting the results of the election, even as the coronavirus pandemic reached new heights across the country.

Dancing Six Feet Apart? They’d Rather Not
November 24

Matthew Cohen and Ben Schwartz were supposed to get married in September. The coronavirus delayed their wedding for a year, at least.

U.S. Coronavirus Data: Frequently Asked Questions
November 20

Collecting and analyzing coronavirus data is complicated. Here's how The Times does it.

New Thanksgiving Ritual: A Coronavirus Test Before the Turkey
November 20

As cases surge and the Centers for Disease Control cautions against travel, Americans are lining up for testing.

The Mask Mandate Debate
November 20

As the virus spread in South Dakota, an impassioned debate over a local mask ordinance played out before the Sioux Falls City Council

States That Imposed Few Restrictions Now Have the Worst Outbreaks
November 18

Using an index that tracks policy responses to the pandemic, The Times analyzed outbreaks in each state relative to the state’s most recent containment measures.

To Protect Her Parents, She’s Keeping Her Daughter Out of School
November 17

Paula Madrid, a Colombian immigrant in Brooklyn, is juggling the needs of three generations. The coronavirus pandemic has presented difficult choices.

New Virus, Old Enemy
November 16

The U.S. military’s past battles with Infectious disease have helped it fight off coronavirus.

Tracking Coronavirus Infections in the White House and Trump’s Inner Circle
November 11

After a small White House outbreak in September and a wave of cases in early October, the coronavirus has returned to the top of the Trump administration.

‘Wow, What Else Can Happen to Us This Year?’
November 9

They lost their jobs to the pandemic. Their home was destroyed by wildfire. James Goodrich and Jason Kramer are starting over, again.

Is Your State Doing Enough Coronavirus Testing?
July 10

The number of daily coronavirus tests conducted in the United States is only 52 percent of the level necessary to mitigate the spread of the virus, according to estimates by researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute.

Tracking the Coronavirus at U.S. Colleges and Universities
August 25

College campuses, like the rest of the country, are enduring a coronavirus surge.

They Had Big Dreams. Now, ‘We’re Just Trying to Stay Alive.’
November 3

Acadianna Begay, 19, was hoping to leave home, get a job, start a family. Her father saw his work evaporate. Now they’re taking care of relatives, young and old.

Washington, D.C. Covid Case Count
April 1

A detailed chart shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak.

A New World of Worry
October 20

The opioid crisis had already turned Rhea Kelsall’s life upside down. Now, amid the pandemic, she worries about her own survival.

‘He Was Our Rock, and Now He’s Gone, Too’
October 13

In New Jersey, four siblings suddenly found themselves orphaned when their father died of complications of Covid-19, only months after their mother’s death.

Chaos — and Controlled Chaos
October 5

For Carl and Jesse Crawford, raising six young children was challenging enough. Now add a pandemic.

When Will the Children Visit? Not Until There’s a Vaccine
October 27

Mort Zwick’s philosophy is simple: ‘I happen to like my family. But I’m not insane enough to risk death.’

States Undercount Positive Rapid Tests, Masking the Spread of Disease
November 1

Health officials say an influx of rapid, inexpensive tests is good for the country, but caution that they are struggling to count those who test positive.

See Coronavirus Restrictions and Mask Mandates for All 50 States
April 24

Many states are considering fresh restrictions on business and in some cases urging residents to stay home to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

United States Records Its Worst Week Yet for Virus Cases
October 30

Cases, hospitalizations and deaths across much of the country are the highest they have been during the pandemic.

About 37% of U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Linked to Nursing Homes
June 27

The virus has devastated residents and staff members in more than 26,000 long-term care facilities across the country.

Out of Work in America
October 22

We teamed up with local news organizations across the country to document the lives of a dozen Americans who found themselves out of work in the pandemic.

The Worst Virus Outbreaks in the U.S. Are Now in Rural Areas
October 22

Rural counties of fewer than 10,000 people are seeing more coronavirus cases than at any other time during the pandemic.

U.S. Virus Cases Climb Toward a Third Peak
October 15

Cases are surging again after falling from a summer peak. And the spread to new areas of the country suggests the outbreak is far from over.

Tracking the White House Coronavirus Outbreak
October 2

Several people who were in contact with President Trump or members of his circle have tested positive for the coronavirus in recent days.

How the White House Flouted Basic Coronavirus Rules
October 8

No masks, no social distancing, no quarantine. See how, months into the pandemic, officials ignored public health guidance as an outbreak spread.

How Long Should Trump Be in Isolation?
October 10

Some White House staff members who were exposed to the virus have not followed public health guidance to quarantine or self-isolate.

Inside the White House Event Now Under Covid-19 Scrutiny
October 3

Multiple attendees of a Sept. 26 celebration for Judge Amy Coney Barrett have since tested positive for the virus.

Here’s How One of the Rapid Tests Used by the White House Works
May 12

During the course of the pandemic, the Trump administration has relied on rapid coronavirus tests, including one that had been found to sometimes miss infections.

Read the Presentation the White House Sent to the C.D.C. on Reopening Schools
September 28

The White House prepared slides downplaying the virus’s effects on children and boosting the importance of reopening schools. The C.D.C. objected, and the presentation was never made public.

U.S. Coronavirus Rates Are Rising Fast Among Children
August 31

Young children seem to catch and transmit the virus less, but rising numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths show they are increasingly affected.

What We Know About Coronavirus Cases in K-12 Schools So Far
September 21

Thousands of cases have already been linked to schools this season. But a lack of reporting means that a national accounting remains out of reach.

True Pandemic Toll in the U.S. Reaches 339,000
May 5

Since coronavirus struck, more people have died than usual in every state of the country, with 20 states seeing deaths above normal peaking in the last two months, according to a New York Times analysis.

One-Third of All U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Are Nursing Home Residents or Workers
May 9

In at least 14 states, more than half of coronavirus deaths are tied to long-term care facilities for older adults, according to a New York Times database.

What We Know About Coronavirus Cases on Campus
July 28

A Times survey of hundreds of schools represents the most comprehensive look at the toll the virus has already taken on the country’s colleges and universities.

New Cases Have Reached Record Levels in the Midwest
September 13

As new coronavirus cases have dropped nationally, infections have soared in the Midwest.

As Coronavirus Restrictions Lift, Millions in U.S. Are Leaving Home Again
May 12

Many states have moved to reopen businesses and public life, and the share of people sheltering in place has dropped, an analysis of cellphone location data shows.

Inside the Fight to Save Houston’s Most Vulnerable
August 10

Our reporters and cameras were given exclusive access to the Covid medical I.C.U. at Houston Methodist Hospital. Meet five patients and watch as the staff works to heal them.

Where Americans Gathered, the Virus Followed
August 28

Month by month, virus clusters have emerged from church services, college parties, business meetings and more. Some drew public attention. Others went largely unnoticed.

Why Are Coronavirus Cases Decreasing? Experts Say Restrictions Are Working
August 24

Infection rates in the United States remain among the world’s highest, but numbers are down. All states driving the decrease have at least some local mask mandates.

‘Double Challenge Mode’ in Flint, Where Virus Follows Water Crisis
August 18

Residents of Flint, Mich., still reeling after the city’s tainted-water crisis, are now tackling coronavirus worries. Some are still drinking bottled water.

The True Coronavirus Toll in the U.S. Has Already Surpassed 200,000
August 12

A New York Times analysis shows a high number of deaths above normal — with the most recent rise in excess deaths focused in the South and West.

The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus
July 31

New estimates show that large parts of the country would likely see infected students if classrooms opened now.

What Back to School Might Look Like in the Age of Covid-19
July 29

An illustrated guide to how schools will try to control the coronavirus when students return to their classrooms, this fall or in the future.

How the U.S. Compares With the World’s Worst Coronavirus Hot Spots
July 23

The United States is among the countries facing the worst of the global outbreak, while much of Europe and Asia has flattened the curve.

The Rise in Testing Is Not Driving the Rise in U.S. Virus Cases
July 22

Positive test rates are increasing in many states, even as testing expands. That’s a clear sign the outbreak is getting worse.

Where the Virus Is Sending People to Hospitals
July 23

New data from nearly 50 cities shows the number of people hospitalized with coronavirus is rising in a wide expanse of hot spots around the country.

Coronavirus Testing Needs to Triple Before the U.S. Can Reopen, Experts Say
April 17

As some governors look to ease coronavirus restrictions, public health experts say the country needs at least half a million tests per day to safely reopen.

After the Recent Surge in Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Are Now Rising Too
July 17

States that reopened early and relaxed social distancing restrictions may be contributing to the first pronounced increase in Covid-19 fatalities since April.

How Coronavirus Cases Have Risen Since States Reopened
July 9

Reported cases are rising fast in many states that opened early, while those that stayed shut down longer are largely seeing declines.

The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus
July 5

New federal data provides the most comprehensive view to date of how Black and Latino people have been likelier than their white peers to contract the virus and die from it.

Coronavirus Cases Are Peaking Again. Here’s How It’s Different This Time.
July 2

Case counts in the United States are rising, and new areas of the country and new groups are bearing the brunt of the outbreak.

How the Virus Won
June 24

Invisible outbreaks sprang up everywhere. The United States ignored the warning signs. We reconstructed how the epidemic spun out of control.

Take a Look at How Covid-19 Is Changing Meatpacking Plants
June 8

See how workers stand shoulder to shoulder to provide Americans with affordable meat. As plants reopen, the coronavirus remains a threat.

How the Virus Won
June 24

Invisible outbreaks sprang up everywhere. The United States ignored the warning signs. We reconstructed how the epidemic spun out of control.

Remembering the 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America
May 24

As the U.S. reached a grim milestone in the outbreak, The New York Times gathered names of the dead and memories of their lives from obituaries across the country.

Is the Coronavirus Death Tally Inflated? Here’s Why Experts Say No
June 19

Though imperfect, the C.D.C.’s process for counting these deaths is decades-old. In fact, experts say the toll of nearly 120,000 U.S. Covid-19 deaths is most likely an undercount.

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest
June 18

Black-owned businesses have received less from federal stimulus programs, and are more often in hard-hit industries like restaurants or retail.

Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Business Owners Hardest
June 18

Black-owned businesses have received less from federal stimulus programs, and are more often in hard-hit industries like restaurants or retail.

What Hospitals and Health Care Workers Need to Fight Coronavirus
March 11

Many hospitals are running dangerously low on protective equipment for staff members as they make room for an influx of Covid-19 patients.

Where Americans Live Far From the Emergency Room
April 26

In large swaths of the U.S., people have a hard time reaching a hospital that offers the kind of inpatient care needed to treat the coronavirus.

The Class of COVID-19
March 17

For seniors set to graduate college this spring, one loss hurts above all others: Graduation, and the traditions that came with it. At Wellesley, students decided to make their own.

How U.S. Coronavirus Diagnoses Are Lagging Behind the Outbreak
April 1

Data from the C.D.C. shows when patients who tested positive for coronavirus first started feeling symptoms, giving a clearer picture of the outbreak.

How Every House Member Voted on the Coronavirus Relief Bill
March 14

The sweeping legislation passed the House, 363-40, and will allow for free testing, paid sick leave, stronger unemployment benefits and food security assistance.

Most States That Are Reopening Fail to Meet White House Guidelines
May 7

While the Trump administration’s recommendation ultimately leaves states’ fates to governors, most reopening states fail to meet the criteria for a downward trend in reported coronavirus cases.

The President vs. the Experts: How Trump Played Down the Coronavirus
March 18

President Trump for months contradicted experts and administration officials, sometimes at the same news conferences, about the severity of the outbreak.

U.S. Lags in Coronavirus Testing After Slow Response to Outbreak
March 17

It has tested at a much lower rate than Italy, which has outpaced the rest of Europe, and South Korea, where testing and monitoring have slowed the growth of new cases.

Where the U.S. Stands Now on Coronavirus Testing
March 26

The pace of coronavirus testing in the United States has seen a meteoric rise in the past week. But the country still lags in tests relative to its population, despite having the world’s most reported coronavirus cases.

See How the Coronavirus Death Toll Grew Across the U.S.
April 6

The number of deaths from the virus doubled to more than 10,000 in fewer than five days, and two-thirds of the country’s metro areas have had at least one person succumb to the virus.

Coronavirus Was Slow to Spread to Rural America. Not Anymore.
April 8

A late-arriving wave of illness could overwhelm rural communities that are older, poorer and sicker than much of the country.

260,000 Words, Full of Self-Praise, From Trump on the Virus
April 26

Three journalists from The New York Times reviewed more than 260,000 words spoken by President Trump during the pandemic. Here’s what we learned.

State by State: Comparing Coronavirus Death Rates Across the U.S.
April 22

Even as governors look to lift restrictions, the country continues to see spikes in deaths from the coronavirus.

Location Data Says It All: Staying at Home During Coronavirus Is a Luxury
April 3

As the virus continues to spread throughout the nation, an analysis of cellphone data shows that those in the wealthiest areas have been able to reduce their movements more than those in the poorest areas.

Where America Didn’t Stay Home Even as the Virus Spread
April 2

People in Florida and elsewhere continued to travel widely during the week of March 23, potentially exposing more people to the coronavirus, phone data shows.

Watch How the Coronavirus Spread Across the United States
March 21

It’s been two months since the first confirmed case was reported in the United States. As testing expanded and the virus spread, the number of new cases has multiplied at a rapid pace.

‘Wow, Everything’s Gone’: The Covid Class of 2020
May 30

Born in the wake of 9/11, they entered adulthood in the middle of a global pandemic. Meet a generation bookended by tragedy.

When Nowhere Feels Safe, Finding Sanctuary on the Drive Home
June 10

Healthcare workers have few spaces of sanctuary, between risk at work and anxiety at home that our loved ones could catch the disease from us.

A Reminder That We Are Not Alone
June 6

In rare cases, priests have been able to offer the powerful ritual known as last rites to people dying of the coronavirus.

There Has Been an Increase in Other Causes of Deaths, Not Just Coronavirus
June 1

More people have died from heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease in New York and New Jersey in recent months than over the same period in previous years. Here’s how those deaths might be linked to the pandemic.

Where Chronic Health Conditions and Coronavirus Could Collide
May 18

The outbreak may spread to new areas with high rates of diabetes, obesity and other illnesses that can worsen coronavirus symptoms. See where your county falls among those with the highest health risk factors.

A Springtime of Death in New Orleans
May 16

The toll of the virus has been grim in New Orleans, taking away lives while also cruelly taking away rituals of loss and mourning.

U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Is Far Higher Than Reported, C.D.C. Data Suggests
April 28

In seven hard-hit states, total deaths are nearly 50 percent higher than normal, according to new C.D.C. statistics, suggesting that the virus has killed far more people than the number in official counts.

Portraits From New Orleans: A Close-Knit City Keeping a Safe Distance
April 3

In a city known for parades and saying hello to your neighbors, the change brought about by social distancing is stark.

See Which States and Cities Have Told Residents to Stay at Home
March 23

In an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a vast majority of states and the Navajo Nation have given directives, affecting more than nine in 10 U.S. residents.

Does My County Have an Epidemic? Estimates Show Hidden Transmission
April 3

Even counties that have few reported cases probably already have sustained, undetected outbreaks, a study finds.

Where America Didn’t Stay Home Even as the Virus Spread
April 2

People in Florida and elsewhere continued to travel widely last week, potentially exposing more people to the coronavirus, phone data shows.

Coronavirus Could Overwhelm U.S. Without Urgent Action, Estimates Say
March 20

Immediate steps to limit social contact in parts of the United States where few cases have been identified are needed to slow the outbreak, a model suggests.

Watch How the Coronavirus Spread Across America
March 21

It’s been two months since the first confirmed case was reported in the United States. As testing expanded and the virus spread, the number of new cases has multiplied at a rapid pace.

Remote Learning Comes to America as Coronavirus Shuts Schools
March 10

Facing the threat of the coronavirus, schools around the country are trying a new experiment in distance learning on a mass scale. We followed one family through the experience.

Fourteen Days of Solitude: A Diary
February 20

Hundreds of Americans were evacuated from Wuhan, China by the U.S. government after the coronavirus outbreak. They were placed in 14-day quarantines on military bases. One of them shared her experiences.

World

Europe’s Hospital Crunch Grows More Dire, Surpassing Spring Peak
November 6

More than twice as many people in Europe are hospitalized with Covid-19 as in the United States, adjusted for population.

411,000 Missing Deaths: Tracking the True Toll of the Coronavirus Outbreak
April 21

Far more people have died over the past months than have been officially reported, a review of mortality data in 35 countries shows.

Where Europe’s Second Wave Is Filling Up Hospitals
October 22

People across much of Europe — including France, Italy, Poland and Spain — are now more likely to be hospitalized with Covid-19 than those in the United States.

Answers to Your New Coronavirus Questions
March 18

The world has changed a lot in the last few months. We’re here to help.

In Harm’s Way: Fighting the Summer Surge
May 4

Meet health care workers in the South and Southwest battling outbreaks they hoped would never happen.

Life After Lockdown in Mexico City
July 27

Our reporter is on the ground in Mexico City, where life appears to be returning to normal on the streets but doctors worry there could be another surge of coronavirus cases.

The Coronavirus Unleashed Along the Amazon River
July 25

As the pandemic assails Brazil, the virus is taking an exceptionally high toll on the Amazon region.

How the Coronavirus Compares With 100 Years of Deadly Events
June 10

Here’s the outbreak's toll in 25 cities and regions compared with hurricanes, heat waves and the Spanish flu.

Wuhan Coronavirus Map: Tracking the Spread of the Outbreak
January 21

The virus has sickened tens of thousands of people in China and a number of other countries.

As Domestic Abuse Rises, U.K. Failings Leave Victims in Peril
July 2

At least 26 women and girls have been killed during the coronavirus lockdown, and others were trapped with abusers. But pleas for emergency support have largely gone unanswered.

How the Virus Got Out
March 22

We analyzed the movements of hundreds of millions of people to show why the most extensive travel restrictions to stop an outbreak in human history haven’t been enough.

The Great Empty
March 23

There is a certain beauty in the expanses of public space, now vacant amid the pandemic, these photos from around the world show. There is also a reminder: True beauty comes when the builders roam the built.

Packed With Migrant Workers, Dormitories Fuel Coronavirus in Singapore
April 28

Cases of the virus in dormitories, which can house up to 20 people per room, accounted for 88 percent of the nation’s cases, as of Tuesday.

Italy’s Virus Shutdown Came Too Late. What Happens Now?
April 5

Italy underestimated the spread of the virus at first. These maps show why the country’s nationwide lockdown came too late to contain it.

Sweden Stayed Open. A Deadly Month Shows the Risks.
May 15

While Sweden has avoided the worst outbreaks in Italy, Spain and Britain, it has also seen an extraordinary increase in deaths, mortality data shows.

What You Can Do About Coronavirus Right Now
March 26

You have an essential role to play in slowing the spread of the new coronavirus. Here is some practical advice from doctors and public health experts on how to protect yourself and your community.

Why Coronavirus Cases Have Spiked in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan
April 9

Once heralded for keeping their case counts low, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan have recently seen a surge in numbers, largely fueled by infections coming from elsewhere.

Which Country Has Flattened the Curve for the Coronavirus?
March 19

These charts show the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic in each country. New cases have dwindled in China and South Korea, but the virus continues to spread rapidly in most of the world.

Are Countries Flattening the Curve for the Coronavirus?
April 3

These charts show the pandemic’s trajectory in each nation. New cases appear to be leveling off in some places, but they may still be far from a slowdown.

‘We Take the Dead From Morning Till Night’
March 27

No country has been hit harder by the coronavirus than Italy, and no province has suffered as many losses as Bergamo. Photos and voices from there evoke a portrait of despair.

‘Trasportiamo Morti Dalla Mattina Alla Sera’
March 29

Nessun Paese è stato colpito così duramente dal coronavirus come l’Italia e nessuna provincia ha subito tante perdite quanto Bergamo. Foto e voci evocano un ritratto di disperazione.

What You Can Do About Coronavirus Right Now
March 26

You have an essential role to play in slowing the spread of the new coronavirus. Here is some practical advice from doctors and public health experts on how to protect yourself and your community.

Two Women Fell Sick From the Coronavirus. One Survived.
March 13

The young medical professionals came down with fevers. Within weeks, they were both lying in hospital beds, hooked up to IVs or oxygen machines.

How the World’s Largest Coronavirus Outbreaks Are Growing
March 12

The world’s hardest-hit countries are trying a variety of measures to stop the spread of the virus. Here’s how they’re doing.

How Bad Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Get? Here Are 6 Key Factors
January 31

Here’s what early research says about how the pathogen behaves and the factors that will determine how far it will spread.

New York

Here’s What La Guardia Looks Like During a Pandemic Thanksgiving
November 25

La Guardia typically handles 360,000 passengers on Thanksgiving week. This year that figure is expected to be under 90,000.

5 Numbers Show How Hunger Is Worsening in N.Y.C.
November 24

The pandemic has driven tens of thousands of New Yorkers to food banks. Here’s the state of hunger in the city as the holiday season begins.

Sin papeles ni trabajo: los vendedores ambulantes de Queens
November 20

Mientras el coronavirus se propagaba y los neoyorquinos perdían sus trabajos en masa, los migrantes indocumentados recurrieron a una de las pocas opciones que les quedaban: vender comida en la calle.

No Papers, No Jobs: The New Street Vendors of Queens
November 15

Left to fend for themselves as the coronavirus spread and New Yorkers lost their jobs en masse, undocumented immigrants turned to one of the few options left: selling food on the street.

A New Oath for 140 Future Doctors in Pandemic N.Y.
October 22

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai welcomed first-year students with a virtual “white coat” ceremony, during which they referenced the coronavirus and Black Lives Matter.

1.5 Million New Yorkers Can’t Afford Food. Pantries Are Their Lifeline.
October 20

Thousands more New Yorkers have showed up at the city’s food banks since the pandemic began. As federal and city benefits are tied up in politics, New Yorkers are left to figure out how to get by.

The Sounds of New York City Have Changed. Listen for Yourself.
August 20

These are the sounds of a pre-pandemic New York: A parade in the streets, the roar of fans at a ballgame, the bustle of the subway. And here are those scenes today, echoes of city life that are unsettling and yet also reassuring, reminding us of t...

They Keep An Iconic Roller Coaster Ready for When Crowds Return
October 2

Two workers at Coney Island’s Luna Park spend their days maintaining the Cyclone. But after a year of being closed, it’s unclear when the park will be able to reopen.

A Popular Times Square Hotel Closes, and 200 Workers Lose Their Jobs
September 2

Not even a location a block away from the “crossroads of the world” could save the Hilton Times Square from the pandemic.

What Happens to Viral Particles on the Subway
August 10

Many New Yorkers are avoiding the subway, fearful of jostling with strangers in crowded cars. Masks and social distancing are essential, but good air flow is also key to reducing the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.

Transit Workers Were N.Y.C.’s Pandemic Lifeline. These 3 Paid a Price.
July 26

As train and bus operators served a city under siege, their ranks were battered. Now, as riders trickle back to public transit, workers are alarmed by the prospect of a second wave as they continue to cope with the trauma from the initial outbreak...

Finally, N.Y.C. Beaches Are Open for Swimming. Thank God.
July 7

Last week, cooped-up New Yorkers were finally able to enjoy the city’s beaches, and a sense of normalcy, even as the threat of coronavirus lingered.

Hear 13 Birds Flourishing in a Newly Quiet New York
May 31

When the pandemic collided with the spring migration, the sounds of the city changed overnight.

Where New Yorkers Moved to Escape Coronavirus
May 16

As some of New York's wealthiest neighborhoods emptied out, mail-forwarding requests show us where they went.

17 Artists Capture a Surreal New York From Their Windows
April 16

We asked artists sheltering in place across the city to illustrate what it looks and feels like outside their windows.

What N.Y.C. Sounds Like Every Night at 7
April 10

For many New Yorkers, the time of coronavirus has brought a ritual: the cheer for front-line workers.

A Month of Coronavirus in New York City: See the Hardest-Hit Areas
April 1

New data released by the city shows that lower-income neighborhoods have been most affected by the virus.

New York Was Not Designed for Emptiness
March 30

The energy, the traffic, the crowds are all gone. Only the vacant streets remain, waiting for the actors to return to the stage.

School Closings Over Coronavirus in New York and New Jersey
March 9

Here is a growing list of public and private schools, as well as colleges and universities, that have suspended or altered classes in the local effort to curb the outbreak.

Science

Les masques, ça marche. Vraiment. On va vous montrer comment.
November 11

Un voyage virtuel à travers le monde microscopique du coronavirus nous montre comment les masques sont un moyen de défense important contre sa transmission.

Les masques, ça marche. Vraiment. On va vous montrer comment.
November 11

Un voyage virtuel à travers le monde microscopique du coronavirus nous montre comment les masques sont un moyen de défense important contre sa transmission.

Les masques, ça marche. Vraiment. On va vous montrer comment.
November 11

Un voyage virtuel à travers le monde microscopique du coronavirus nous montre comment les masques sont un moyen de défense important contre sa transmission.

Masks Work. Really. We’ll Show You How
October 30

A visual journey through the microscopic world of the coronavirus shows how masks provide an important defense against transmission.

Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker
June 10

A look at all the vaccines that have reached trials in humans.

Las mascarillas funcionan. En serio. Te mostraremos cómo
November 2

Un viaje visual a través del mundo microscópico del coronavirus demuestra el modo en que las mascarillas son una importante defensa contra la transmisión.

Coronavirus Drug and Treatment Tracker
July 16

An updated list of potential treatments for Covid-19.

Tratamientos y medicamentos para el coronavirus: monitoreo de efectividad
July 16

Una lista actualizada de tratamientos potenciales para la COVID-19.

This 3-D Simulation Shows Why Social Distancing Is So Important
April 14

We visualized a cough to show how far respiratory droplets can spread. If you haven’t been keeping your distance to fight the coronavirus, this may persuade you.

Different Approaches to a Coronavirus Vaccine
May 20

Scientists are using many techniques to develop coronavirus vaccines.

How Coronavirus Mutates and Spreads
April 30

The virus has mutated. But that doesn’t mean it’s getting deadlier.

Así muta y se propaga el coronavirus
April 30

El virus ha mutado. Pero eso no significa que se esté volviendo más mortal.

Bad News Wrapped in Protein: Inside the Coronavirus Genome
April 3

The virus injects a tiny but remarkably complex strand of RNA into infected cells.

How Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells
March 11

The intricate journey of the virus that causes Covid-19.

Así secuestra tus células el coronavirus
March 13

El intrincado viaje que sigue en el cuerpo el virus que causa COVID-19.

Así secuestra tus células el coronavirus
March 13

El intrincado viaje que sigue en el cuerpo el virus que causa COVID-19.

Business Day

$600 Unemployment: What Happens When a Stimulus Lifeline Ends
July 24

See how losing a lifeline put in place during the outset of the pandemic will hit low-income Americans the hardest.

Virus Alters Where People Open Their Wallets, Hinting at a Halting Recovery
August 18

Despite eased restrictions, people are still avoiding malls, restaurants and other businesses, raising questions about the strength and speed of the recovery.

A Striking Disconnect on the Virus: Economic Pain With Little Illness
June 6

In corners of the U.S. facing financial ruin, but where the coronavirus hasn’t arrived in full, an analysis of economic and infection data helps explain why some see reopening as long overdue.

New York Gyms Are Reopening. Will Group Fitness Still Thrive Outside?
August 28

Party in the park.

Coronavirus: Which Mask Should You Wear?
April 17

Here’s a look at some of the types of masks you might encounter, how they work, what to consider when making your own and the level of protection they could provide.

The Workers Who Face the Greatest Coronavirus Risk
March 15

Nurses and doctors rank high. But so do hairdressers and dentists.

How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off the Charts’
May 8

The U.S. jobless rate for April is put at 14.7 percent, with 20.5 million jobs lost, figures that almost certainly understate the economic devastation.

Where the Small-Business Relief Loans Have Gone
May 7

A centerpiece of the government’s stimulus program directed many early loans to parts of the country that were not as hard hit, as well as to a small number of companies seeking millions in assistance.

The $600 Unemployment Booster Shot, State by State
April 23

People on unemployment in most states normally receive, on average, less than half their weekly salaries. Now many are poised to receive more than they would have normally earned in their jobs.

How the Virus Transformed the Way Americans Spend Their Money
April 11

Airlines and movie theaters are hurting. Grocery stores and streaming services are raking it in.

About 2 Million Guns Were Sold in the U.S. as Virus Fears Spread
April 1

Americans bought about two million guns last month, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data.

Do Recessions Always Follow Major Stock Market Downturns? Usually
March 18

Since World War II, there have been 12 bear markets and 12 recessions, but not every bear market has preceded a downturn in the economy.

13,000 Missing Flights: The Global Consequences of the Coronavirus
February 21

The disappearance of thousands of flights from China’s skies in recent weeks points to how the coronavirus has hobbled a nation and is posing a threat to the global economy.

Climate

Emissions Are Surging Back as Countries and States Reopen
June 17

As the pandemic rages, the world is still far from getting global warming under control.

Traffic and Pollution Plummet as U.S. Cities Shut Down for Coronavirus
March 22

A satellite that detects pollution linked to cars and trucks shows declines over major metropolitan areas, including Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York.

Watch the Footprint of Coronavirus Spread Across Countries
March 17

A satellite that detects pollution from human activity shows how the coronavirus is shutting down whole countries.

Opinion

How 4 Covid Experts Will Keep Their Families Safe on Thanksgiving
November 23

As the coronavirus pandemic intensifies, is there any safe way to celebrate Thanksgiving? We asked four experts to tell us about their plans and the science that shaped them.

This Is Why We Couldn’t Control the Pandemic
September 14

Some countries slammed their doors. It worked — until they let outsiders back in.

What’s Happening While You Are Sleeping? Some Pretty Weird Dreams
June 12

We asked readers to share what goes through their minds at night.

The America We Need
April 17

The pandemic has shown Americans how far apart they are. But out of this crisis there’s a chance to build a better nation.

Is Your State at Risk of an Election Meltdown?
September 15

Seven ways the election might get bungled.

Should Schools in Your County Be Open?
August 14

Enter your location to find out.

Racism’s Hidden Toll
August 11

In America, how long you live depends on the color of your skin.

What if Everyone Had Voted by Mail in 2016?
August 10

Despite boosting younger voters, the effects are negligible when races aren’t razor-thin.

How Long Will a Vaccine Really Take?
April 30

Experts say at least 18 months. Here’s how to shorten the timeline.

Art in Isolation
March 25

An Ongoing Visual Diary in Our Uncertain Times

Will Hot Weather Kill the Coronavirus Where You Live?
May 21

Trump says warm weather “kills this kind of virus.” Is he right?

Who Is Most Likely to Die From the Coronavirus?
June 4

Inequality, racism and segregation help explain who is most at risk in America.

‘This Is Not the Flu’: What Doctors Say About Their Fight Against Coronavirus
June 12

Since March, 40 physicians have created a record of a pandemic in which "grief was the overwhelming theme."

Is It Safer to Visit a Coffee Shop or a Gym?
May 6

Some businesses, like some people, are “super-spreaders.”

Who Has Enough Cash to Get Through the Coronavirus Crisis?
April 23

Most of us couldn't cover living expenses for three months if we lost our jobs. How can we survive the pandemic?

Don’t Be Fooled by America’s Flattening Curve
May 6

Get ready for more “mini-epidemics.”

Why Georgia Isn’t Ready to Reopen, in Charts
April 24

It’s among the states least ready to roll back restrictions.

America Will Struggle After Coronavirus. These Charts Show Why.
April 10

A portrait of a vulnerable America.

What Do You Owe Your Neighbor? The Pandemic Might Change Your Answer
April 16

A new survey shows an increase in feelings of solidarity.

The Coronavirus Is Mutating. What Does That Mean for a Vaccine?
April 16

Developing a defense against the virus will depend on how it behaves.

What Are You Dreaming About During the Coronavirus Crisis?
April 10

While we’re stuck inside, our dreams are a ticket to other dimensions.

How Has Your State Reacted to Social Distancing?
March 23

Much of the country has ground to a halt. But not all of it.

These Companies Enriched Themselves. Now They’re Getting a Bailout.
March 27

Are taxpayers rewarding bad behavior?

Trump Wants to ‘Reopen America.’ Here’s What Happens if We Do.
March 25

Many could die if we ease up too soon.

Here’s a Coronavirus Quiz
March 25

Test your currency with current events.

How Much Worse the Coronavirus Could Get, in Charts
March 13

Play with a model of coronavirus in the U.S.

Magazine

Democracy Worked This Year. But It Is Under Threat.
November 7

America’s pandemic election was a remarkable, unlikely feat — conducted under assault from its president.

Millions of Votes Are in Postal Workers’ Hands. Here Is Their Story.
November 2

What this year’s politically charged vote-by-mail election is like for U.S.P.S. employees on the ground.

As Meatpacking Plants Look to Reopen, Some Families Are Wary
May 27

The plants have been hotbeds of viral spread. Will cleaning and safety measures be enough to protect workers from new outbreaks?

We All Live in Don DeLillo's World. He's Confused by It Too.
October 12

“Trying to understand can be somewhat self-enlightening, maybe in a self-deceptive way, but that’s helpful.”

Sweatpants Forever: How the Fashion Industry Collapsed
August 6

Even before the pandemic, it had started to unravel. What happens now that no one has a reason to dress up?

My Child Has a Disability. What Will Her Education Be Like This Year?
September 10

Public schools are obligated to teach millions of students with disabilities. But as learning moves online, many services that parents fought for are at risk.

Her School Offered a Path to the Middle Class. Will Covid-19 Block It?
September 9

Students at Richmond Hill High School in Queens don’t come from privileged backgrounds, but they go to college in impressive numbers. This year could look different.

The Children in the Shadows: New York City’s Homeless Students
September 9

More than 100,000 city public school students lack permanent housing, caught in bureaucratic limbo that often seems like a trap. This is what their lives are like.

Will This Be a Lost Year for America’s Children?
September 11

As students across the country start school, education experts reckon with the long-term implications of remote learning, vanishing resources and heightened inequality.

America at Hunger’s Edge
September 2

We spent months photographing dozens of families across the country to understand what food insecurity looks like today.

How Architecture Could Help Us Adapt to the Pandemic
June 9

The virus isn’t simply a health crisis; it is also a design problem.

What If Working From Home Goes on … Forever?
June 9

Miserable as it can often be, remote work is surprisingly productive — leading many employers to wonder if they’ll ever go back to the office.

How Data Became One of the Most Powerful Tools to Fight an Epidemic
June 10

As public-health experts have known since the 19th century, information can be the best medicine. What new data streams could help quell future outbreaks?

Can a Vaccine for Covid-19 Be Developed in Record Time?
June 9

A discussion moderated by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Amazon’s Big Breakdown
May 27

The pandemic briefly brought the Everything Store to its knees — by prematurely bringing about a future it has long been planning for.

For Families Already Stretched to the Limit, the Pandemic Is a Disaster
May 26

The Sydnor-Joneses had finally moved into an actual home by scrimping and saving. But the pandemic has stymied their resourcefulness.

At the San Antonio Food Bank, the Cars Keep Coming
May 26

Last month, aerial photos of a packed parking lot became a nationwide symbol of economic insecurity. If anything, the anxiety has only deepened.

Scenes From an Economic Collapse
May 27

The staggering spike in unemployment isn’t just throwing individual families into poverty. It’s gutting entire communities — in ways they might never recover from.

Can America’s Middle Class Be Saved from a New Depression?
May 26

As the pandemic guts the livelihoods of formerly stable families, the federal government seems unwilling to act on the necessary scale.

In Louisiana, Covid-19 Has Achieved What Big Oil Protesters Could Not
May 26

A plunge in oil prices has hammered the state’s economy — but also shown a glimpse of a different possible future.

What Is the Stock Market Even for Anymore?
May 26

With the economy in free fall, the resilience of share prices defies the misfortunes of most Americans.

An American Jobs Crisis with Few Reporters to Cover It
May 27

In the rural West and around the country, newspapers are stuck at the intersection of a shrinking industry and crumbling local economies.

When the Casinos Were Shuttered, the Money Dried Up in Las Vegas
May 27

By mid-May, 27.9 percent of Nevada’s work force had filed for unemployment — not accounting for the undocumented population finding itself out of work.

The Truth About Cocoons
May 21

What caterpillars really go through in there has applications for our moment.

When the World Went Away, We Made a New One
May 19

I lost many things during the quarantine. But there can be an unexpected abundance inside a state of loss.

We Can’t Comprehend This Much Sorrow
May 18

History’s first draft is almost always wrong — but we still have to try and write it.

Inequality Has Been Laid Bare by the Outbreak. Now What?
May 20

We're seeing how what we have compares with what others have, and the differences can matter a lot.

When the World Unravels, Braid Your Own Hair
May 16

I’ve worn my hair in the same exact style for six years. Learning to style it myself has brought some comfort of normalcy.

Quarantine Was Driving Me Crazy — So I Decided to Lose My Mind on Purpose
May 11

If you can't live normally, why not find little harebrained ways to warp reality?

You Can Be Homesick at Home
May 18

The lockdown revealed an uncanny and alienating version of my surroundings

Visiting the Museum in My Mind
May 15

A consideration of artworks that ask the question: What world will we find on the other side of this?

I Didn’t Feel Parisian Until I Escaped Paris
May 11

There's nothing more French than descending on the countryside in times of trouble.

How Animal Observation Can Free Us From Ourselves
May 11

Watching birds is a way of mobilizing attention, to turn it into a means of imaginative escape.

You’re Never Alone in a Dusty Apartment
May 19

Your dust is you, and the life outside your window, and the life of every tenant before you. Gross — but who right now can turn down company?

How a Game With My Daughter Helped Us Cope With Quarantine and the Past
May 20

Playing hours of pretend with my 5-year-old showed me how coronavirus was re-activating old medical traumas in our family.

‘I Have to Make Use of What Is at My Disposal.’
May 20

What Zanele Muholi, Titus Kaphar, Kara Walker and other artists are creating during quarantine.

Stephen King Has an Idea for the Story Joe Biden Could Be Telling
April 27

“Do you want somebody who’s capable of dealing with a situation like coronavirus or do you want somebody who’s so focused on his self-image that he’s not able to do that?”

Things Keep Getting Scarier. He Can Help You Cope.
April 13

Jack Kornfield, one of America’s true mindfulness pioneers, can talk you through this.

Madeleine Albright Thinks It’s Good When America Gets Involved
April 20

“Democracy has to deliver. People have to recognize that other people not only want to vote but they want to eat.”

The Pandemic Has Turned Los Angeles Into a Walking City
April 23

A visual diary by the artist Geoff McFetridge.

Afghanistan’s Next War
April 22

What happens when the pandemic comes to a country in conflict?

Inside the Public Hospitals Trying to Save New York
April 15

The city’s municipal hospitals are unified by a seemingly impossible mission: to care for everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. This is their moment.

Werner Herzog Has Never Thought a Dog Was Cute
March 23

“I would assign a dog a different word.”

The Life and Death Shift
April 7

We photographed the medical workers on the front lines in northern Italy. These are their stories.

‘We Are the Silent First Responders’: The Workers Who Make America Work
April 1

Exposed and afraid but determined, workers who have no choice but to confront the pandemic describe their changed world in their own words.

David Chang Isn’t Sure the Restaurant Industry Will Survive Covid-19
March 27

‘I’m not being hyperbolic in any way: Without government intervention, there will be no service industry whatsoever.’

I’m a Calamity Obsessive. After My Trip to Italy, I Was the Calamity.
March 24

I wasn’t planning to be on vacation in a pandemic. It changed the way I’ll think about risk forever.

Admin

Test Asset Headline
October 1

I am a summary field.

Arts

New York’s Arts Shutdown: The Economic Crisis in One Lost Weekend
September 24

We zero in on one moment in New York City’s cultural calendar that’s been wiped clean — what it means, what it looks like, what it cost and what’s ahead.

Briefing

News Quiz: Trump’s Taxes, the Presidential Debate, Nxivm
October 2

Did you follow the headlines this week?

News Quiz: Trump’s Taxes, the Presidential Debate, Nxivm
October 2

Did you follow the headlines this week?

News Quiz: Trump’s Taxes, the Presidential Debate, Nxivm
October 2

Did you follow the headlines this week?

Burst

Smoking Through Covid? You’re Not Alone
October 8

Cigarette sales are benefiting from the stress of the pandemic, social unrest and the presidential election.

Smoking Through Covid? You’re Not Alone
October 8

Cigarette sales are benefiting from the stress of the pandemic, social unrest and the presidential election.

‘Awkward’ Campus Job: Telling Other Students to Wear Masks
October 6

New York University hired students to help keep their classmates safe, and our reporter recently met a couple of them. Here’s what she saw on campus.

Need a Trim? Here Are Tips on Safely Visiting a Salon.
June 17

Salons are beginning to re-open in many states, but your visit may be quite different than before the coronavirus outbreak. Here are some tips on staying safe.

How to Move During a Pandemic
July 24

You can still move during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some notes on one person’s experience and what to expect.

Tips for Making Your Mask Work
June 25

Wearing masks can protect you and those around you, but they can come with frustrations. Here are some tips on making them work better for you.

What We Know About Aerosols and Coronavirus
July 8

In a crowded indoor space, one infected person can release enough aerosolized virus over time to infect many people.

We Went Inside a Houston Hospital Dealing With the Virus Surge
July 7

We spent time with the doctors and patients dealing with the outbreak at Houston’s largest hospital. “I’ll be honest with you, I can barely keep track,” one doctor told us.

How to Lower Your Coronavirus Risk at the Gym
June 18

Gyms around the country are beginning to reopen. Here are a few tips on staying safe and avoiding the coronavirus if you choose to return.

How to Pee in the Woods
June 22

If you’re road tripping this summer and want to avoid public restrooms because of Covid-19, here are a few tips on going in nature.

When Will the Major Sports Leagues Return?
May 28

The N.B.A., N.F.L. and Major League Baseball are all making plans to return soon. Here’s a look at where each sport is in the process.

26,453,000 Jobs: See the Scope of the Unemployment Crisis
April 23

The number of U.S. jobs lost already during the coronavirus outbreak is roughly equal to the working populations of 25 states.

5 Weeks, 26 Million Unemployment Claims: See the Economic Toll
April 23

The number of jobs lost in five weeks is roughly the equivalent of the work forces of 25 states.

Health

Transforming Pandemic Grief Into Art
October 27

Ansel Oommen, an artist and medical lab worker, has turned biohazard labels into an outlet for pandemic grief and trauma.

The Coronavirus Unveiled
October 9

Scientists around the world have captured detailed images of the coronavirus.

Charting a Covid-19 Immune Response
October 5

How the body responds to a coronavirus infection.

Charting a Coronavirus Infection
October 2

Following the course of a typical Covid-19 case.

In the Fight to Treat Coronavirus, Your Lungs Are a Battlefield
May 8

Both the human lung and a critical care ventilator are complicated pieces of machinery. We opened them up to show you how the coronavirus has changed what we thought we knew.

Multimedia/Photos

New Virus, Old Enemy
November 16

The U.S. military’s past battles with Infectious disease have helped it fight off coronavirus.

Inequalities Existed in New York Long Before The Pandemic
June 11

Rather than erasing those differences, Covid-19 has shown the way that each of them is intricately linked.

Obituaries

Those We’ve Lost
April 16

The coronavirus pandemic has taken an incalculable death toll. This series is designed to put names and faces to the numbers.

Parenting

Trick-or-Treating This Year? Here’s How
October 26

Depending on the incidence of coronavirus in your community, it may be safe to trick-or-treat in a modified way.

Reader Center

How is the Coronavirus Affecting Low-Income Families? Share Your Story.
August 23

The New York Times would like to learn more about how households making less than $30,000 or so are making ends meet and what impact the pandemic is having on them.

Smarter Living

Is Now the Time To Refinance Your Mortgage?
August 12

Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages have recently dipped below 3 percent, a 50-year low. Here’s how to go about refinancing your mortgage.

Sports

Quiz: A Strange Time for Sports
August 13

Sports has taken some unexpected turns over the last six months. How well do you remember them?

Life Inside the N.B.A. Bubble
August 4

Marc Stein has covered the N.B.A. for nearly 30 years, so he’s seen a lot. But covering the league under quarantine conditions is a new experience. Here are things you’ll only see inside the “N.B.A. bubble.”

Sports Have Been on Pause. It’s Time for a Reboot.
July 21

The sports world has just had the ultimate timeout, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to reconsider its product before the games resume. How should each sport rethink itself moving forward?

The World’s Stadiums Become a Lifeline
May 1

Soccer fields, football stadiums, tennis courts and martial arts arenas have been filling gaps in health care systems overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Style

Meet The Neighbors
May 6

We asked the residents of one building in Jamaica, Queens, what they’ve learned in quarantine and what they are looking forward to once it has passed.

‘It’s Hard When You Can’t Go Anywhere’: Life Inside an Assisted Living Facility
May 9

We gave disposable cameras to six residents of Evergreen Gardens, a long-term-care residence in Colorado, so they could document their days during the coronavirus pandemic. These are their photographs.

Sunday Review

54 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed Our World
May 27

Looking at a pandemic’s ups and downs.

Technology

Americans Keep Clicking to Buy, Minting New Online Shopping Winners
May 13

Online shopping surged after virus-related shutdowns. But even within the areas of rapid growth, the recent gains have not been spread evenly, new data shows.

How Thousands in China Gently Mourn a Coronavirus Whistle-Blower
April 13

Dr. Li Wenliang tried to warn his country but was silenced. Now its traumatized people visit his spirit online.

The Virus Changed the Way We Internet
April 7

With many stuck at home during the pandemic, Americans have been spending more of their lives online. This is how our habits have changed.

Travel

Should I Travel This Year?
July 31

Travel looks very different in 2020. Here are some questions to help you consider the risks to yourself and others if you take a trip.

The Future of Travel
May 6

Perhaps no industry has been as hard hit by the pandemic as tourism. As restrictions on companies and travelers ease, what will the new world look like?

How the Coronavirus Has Changed Air Travel: A Visual Diary of a Flight
July 9

In late June, a photographer flew from Seattle to Boston. This is a step-by-step visual account of the flight.

Well

Weekly Health Quiz: Thanksgiving Shopping, Coronavirus and a Grim Milestone
November 20

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Weekly Health Quiz: A Safer Thanksgiving, Broken Bones and a Coronavirus Vaccine
November 13

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Weekly Health Quiz: Anxiety, Back Pain and 'Winter Blues'
November 6

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Weekly Health Quiz: Marijuana, Lullabies and Coronavirus
October 30

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Weekly Health Quiz: Elections, Knees and a New Organ?
October 23

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Weekly Health Quiz: Trump, Coronavirus and Pandemic Dreams
October 9

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Weekly Health Quiz: Awe Walks, Pets and Intermittent Fasting
October 2

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Weekly Health Quiz: An Emmy Speech, Cancer Fighters and Coronavirus-Sniffing Animals
September 25

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Weekly Health Quiz: Flu, Coronavirus and Arthritis Relief
September 18

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Drugs and Dental Problems
September 11

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Going to the Dentist During a Pandemic
August 10

Need to go to the dentist? Here is some guidance for taking care of your teeth during a pandemic.

Could My Symptoms Be Covid-19?
August 5

These days, every cough, sneeze or headache makes you wonder: Could it be coronavirus? Here’s a guide to help you understand the symptoms.

Weekly Health Quiz: Face Shields, Coronavirus Treatments and Exercise for Aging Well
September 4

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Weekly Health Quiz: Immunity, Sports and Reinfection With Coronavirus
August 28

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Weekly Health Quiz: Gaiters, E-Bikes and Antibodies
August 21

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Weekly Health Quiz: Pesticides, Cancer and Coronavirus
August 14

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus Symptoms, Memory and Talking to Strangers
August 7

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Weekly Health Quiz: Covid, Weight Gain and Intermittent Fasting
July 31

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Meditation and Toxic Chemicals
July 24

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus Testing, Exercise and a Strange Brain Disorder
July 17

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Weekly Health Quiz: Covid, Rotator Cuffs and Global Infections
July 10

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, a New Drug and Bedbugs
July 2

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Vaccine and Pregnancy
June 26

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Exercise and Dogs
June 19

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Weekly Health Quiz: Living in a Pandemic
June 12

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Hugs and Global Spread
June 5

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Weekly Health Quiz: Immunity, Contamination and Coronavirus
May 29

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Weekly Health Quiz: Gyms, Elevators and Coronavirus
May 15

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Weekly Health Quiz: Grandparents, Recovery and Coronavirus
May 22

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Children and Migraines
May 8

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Sunshine and 4-Second Workouts
May 1

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Weekly Health Quiz: We're All Learning More About Coronavirus
April 24

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Running and Comfort Foods
April 17

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Masks and Summer
April 10

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Weekly Health Quiz: Bikes, Steps and Coronavirus
April 3

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus Spread
March 27

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Weekly Health Quiz: The Rising Toll of Coronavirus
March 20

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Aspirin and Immunity
March 13

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Exercise and Prostate Cancer
March 6

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus!
February 28

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Weekly Health Quiz: Intermittent Fasting, Coronavirus and Running Shoes
February 21

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Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Weight Gain and an Animal Tied to Coronavirus
February 14

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Weekly Health Quiz: Hair Loss, the Keto Diet and Coronavirus
February 7

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Weekly Health Quiz: Optimism, Muscles and Coronavirus
January 30

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Weekly Health Quiz: Sperm, Falling Fauna and a New Virus
January 24

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en Español

Funcionarios de la Casa Blanca conocían las reglas para no propagar el coronavirus. Pero no las cumplieron
October 12

Sin mascarillas, distanciamiento social, ni cuarentena. Explicamos cómo, meses después del inicio de la pandemia, miembros de la residencia presidencial ignoraron las directrices de salud pública mientras se propagaba el brote.

Coronavirus en Houston: los entretelones de la batalla para salvar a los más vulnerables
August 11

Nuestras reporteras y cámaras recibieron acceso exclusivo a la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos (UCI) para COVID del Hospital Metodista de Houston. Conoce a cinco pacientes y observa al personal que trabaja para curarlos.

¿Tengo síntomas de COVID-19?
August 6

Ahora cada tos, estornudo o jaqueca te hace dudar: ¿será coronavirus? Esta guía te ayudará a comprender los síntomas.

¿Tengo síntomas de COVID-19?
August 6

Cada tos, dolor de cabeza o estornudo por estos días te hace dudar: ¿podría ser la COVID-19? Esta guía te ayudará a comprender los síntomas.

Estados Unidos: mapa de coronavirus y recuento de casos
July 10

Un mapa detallado muestra la dimensión del brote de coronavirus con tablas y gráficos de la cantidad de fallecimientos y casos.

El impacto desigual del coronavirus en los estadounidenses latinos y negros, con datos
July 9

Los nuevos datos federales, obtenidos mediante una demanda, brindan el panorama más completo hasta ahora de cómo las personas negras y latinas han sido más propensas que sus pares blancos a contraer el virus y morir a causa suya.

México: mapa de coronavirus y recuento de casos
June 29

Un mapa detallado muestra la dimensión del brote de coronavirus con tablas y gráficos de la cantidad de fallecimientos y casos.

¿Cuándo planean volver a abrazar, subir a un avión y retomar otras actividades cotidianas 511 epidemiólogos?
June 10

Incluso los expertos deben tomar decisiones personales sobre los riesgos que vale la pena correr en la era del coronavirus. Para algunos, la vida nunca volverá a ser la misma.

Un recordatorio de que no estamos solos
June 9

En muy contadas ocasiones los sacerdotes han logrado ofrecer el ritual conocido como extremaunción a quienes agonizan por el coronavirus.

Qué mascarilla deberías usar para protegerte del coronavirus
April 20

Te ofrecemos una guía de los tipos de mascarillas que puedes encontrar, cómo funcionan, qué debes considerar al hacer una y el nivel de protección que proporcionarían.

Case Trackers

Wyoming Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Wisconsin Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Washington Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Vermont Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Utah Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

United Kingdom Covid Map and Case Count
April 16

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

Texas Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Tennessee Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Spain Covid Map and Case Count
May 4

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

South Dakota Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Rhode Island Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Puerto Rico Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed chart shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak.

Pennsylvania Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Oregon Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Oklahoma Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

North Dakota Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

North Carolina Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

New York City Covid Map and Case Count
May 9

A detailed ZIP code map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

New York Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

New Mexico Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

New Jersey Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Nevada Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Nebraska Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Montana Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Missouri Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Mississippi Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Michigan Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Massachusetts Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Maryland Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Maine Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Louisiana Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Kansas Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Italy Covid Map and Case Count
April 16

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

Iowa Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Indiana Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

India Covid Map and Case Count
April 22

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

Illinois Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Idaho Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Germany Covid Map and Case Count
April 22

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

Georgia Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

France Covid Map and Case Count
April 24

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

Florida Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Connecticut Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Colorado Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Canada Covid Map and Case Count
April 22

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

California Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Brazil Covid Map and Case Count
April 23

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

Arkansas Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Arizona Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Alaska Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Alabama Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

West Virginia Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Virginia Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

South Carolina Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

New Hampshire Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Minnesota Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Kentucky Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Hawaii Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Delaware Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Ohio Covid Map and Case Count
April 1

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Mexico Covid Map and Case Count
May 13

A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

Covid in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count
March 3

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

Covid World Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak
January 28

The virus has infected more than 29,855,400 people and has been detected in nearly every country.