Special Coverage: COVID-19

California Labor Commissioner Cites Grocer $1.1M for COVID Sick Leave Practices

Posted: Oct 26, 2021

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office cited Bodega Latina (dba El Super grocery stores) in Southern California $1,164,500 for failing to provide or delaying supplemental paid sick leave or other benefits to 240 workers at 38 locations affected by COVID-19. An …

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Germany to Offer COVID Insurance for Trade Fairs

Posted: Oct 26, 2021

Germany to Offer COVID Insurance for Trade Fairs The German government announced it will now be offering coverage for trade fair cancellations in a bid to restart the sector after COVID restrictions forced the meetings to go virtual. The new ...

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How to Counter Ransomware Surge by Thomas Kang

Posted: Oct 25, 2021

During the COVID-19 crisis, another outbreak has happened in cyber space: a digital pandemic driven by ransomware. Malware attacks that encrypt company data and systems and demand a ransom payment for release are surging globally.  The increasing frequency and severity of ransomware incidents...

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How the dental insurance industry changed in recent years

Posted: Oct 25, 2021

Following the initial blow of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, insurance companies were inundated...

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MotoRefi Announces Auto Loan Re-Finance/Insurance Bundling

Posted: Oct 25, 2021

Following the initial blow of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, insurance companies were inundated...

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Georgia settles with 3 former insurance employees over leaks

Posted: Oct 25, 2021

The price tag to be treated for COVID-19 is going up. Nearly four out of five of the country’s...

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Large Private Employer Coalition Creates Pharmacy Benefit Management Firm

Posted: Oct 25, 2021

A nonprofit coalition of nearly 40 private employers, including U.S. retailers Walmart and Costco, said on Monday it has launched a new company that would offer pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services for employers. With the COVID-19 pandemic weighing severely on …

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Meet the Dayton tech startup tackling the $12 trillion life insurance gap

Posted: Oct 23, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a massive number of health claims.

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This ZIP Code Has The Worst Health Insurance In America – 24/7 Wall St.

Posted: Oct 23, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a massive number of health claims.

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Oregon Agency Inadvertently Releases Employees Vaccine Status

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Oregon’s central administrative agency inadvertently released the COVID-19 vaccination status of more than 40,000 state employees to two media outlets. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported a spreadsheet sent to them and the Statesman Journal was supposed to contain the latest vaccination rates &#...

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Coloradans could save 24% on health insurance next year, governor's office says

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Health insurance has always been risky business for Butler County and the coronavirus pandemic...

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What You Can Do About the Rising Cost of Home Insurance

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Health insurance has always been risky business for Butler County and the coronavirus pandemic...

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Karen Hong | People on The Move - Pacific Business News

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Health insurance has always been risky business for Butler County and the coronavirus pandemic...

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Texas Workers’ Compensation Saw Telemedicine Services Skyrocket During Pandemic

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Utilization of telemedicine services in the Texas workers’ compensation rose dramatically during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently published report from the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). The report, “Evaluation of Telemedicine Services in the Texas &#823...

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U.S. Urges Global Intellectual Property Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

The White House on Thursday called on all World Trade Organization members to support an intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines. “We … need every WTO member to step up as well and support an intellectual property waiver, and every …

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RIMS receives $7.6M payout from event cancellation coverage

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

The risk management society canceled its 2020 Annual Conference & Exhibition amidst the spread of COVID-19 last year.

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Compassion Emerges as a Major Theme at National Comp’s 2021 Teddy Award Panel

Posted: Oct 21, 2021

The ever-popular panel of Teddy winners at the National Comp conference delved into how compassion guided the award winners through success during COVID-19 and beyond. The post Compassion Emerges as a Major Theme at National Comp’s 2021 Teddy Award Panel appeared first on Risk & Insurance...

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1,887 Washington Workers Fired, Leave Jobs Due to Vaccine Mandate

Posted: Oct 21, 2021

More than 1,800 Washington state workers have been fired, resigned or retired due to the state’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate, according to data released Tuesday. The latest numbers released by the governor’s Office of Financial Management show that about 3% of …

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Statistics

Global Stats

Confirmed cases

245,381,809

Reported deaths

4,981,157

Active cases

17,951,748

Recovered cases

222,448,904

U.S. Stats

Confirmed cases

46,497,719

Reported deaths

759,932

Active cases

9,362,598

Recovered cases

36,375,189

U.S. Cases by State

State Confirmed cases Reported deaths
California 4,777,317 71,835
Texas 4,220,071 70,920
Florida 3,688,263 58,933
New York 2,621,376 56,867
Illinois 1,688,261 28,517
Georgia 1,629,337 28,737
Pennsylvania 1,544,463 31,105
Ohio 1,527,976 24,164
North Carolina 1,470,495 17,888
Tennessee 1,276,257 16,243
Michigan 1,255,595 23,366
New Jersey 1,191,912 27,896
Arizona 1,150,432 20,963
Indiana 1,012,606 16,567
Virginia 919,999 13,793
South Carolina 894,221 13,565
Wisconsin 874,941 9,344
Missouri 849,393 12,742
Massachusetts 847,512 18,956
Alabama 821,255 15,424
Minnesota 779,749 8,705
Louisiana 756,969 14,496
Kentucky 738,190 9,665
Colorado 729,958 8,395
Washington 720,999 8,576
Oklahoma 641,497 10,540
Maryland 557,192 10,827
Utah 544,145 3,159
Iowa 514,870 6,848
Arkansas 510,908 8,306
Mississippi 503,322 10,057
Nevada 447,897 7,577
Kansas 430,293 6,242
Connecticut 401,379 8,721
Oregon 361,240 4,318
Idaho 287,679 3,473
Nebraska 279,450 2,938
New Mexico 271,898 5,012
West Virginia 268,112 4,316
Rhode Island 178,646 2,876
Montana 173,104 2,305
South Dakota 153,321 2,228
North Dakota 145,744 1,735
Delaware 142,707 2,068
New Hampshire 131,790 1,543
Alaska 130,482 688
Maine 101,849 1,147
Wyoming 101,424 1,174
Hawaii 83,522 888
District Of Columbia 63,919 1,187
Vermont 39,072 356
Puerto Rico 184,222 3,223
Guam 17,823 230
United States Virgin Islands 7,145 80
Northern Mariana Islands 183 2
American Samoa 4 0
US Military 381,391 572
Veteran Affairs 361,059 15,881
Federal Prisons 56,551 272
Navajo Nation 36,161 1,474
Grand Princess Ship 122 7
Wuhan Repatriated 3 0
Diamond Princess Ship 46 0