The COVID-19 outbreak at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., is officially over. Here's that story, and a roundup of other good news on Friday, May 15.
NBC News' Mike Hixenbaugh breaks down data from the Houston fire department that shows an increasing number of people are dying from the coronavirus in their home before paramedics can get to them. Many of these deaths are not counted in the COVID-19 death toll. As COVID-19 cases rise in North Carolina meat processing plants, a Newsy investigation shows 12 plants with outbreaks affecting surrounding counties. CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to TaLisa Carter, assistant professor in the Department of Justice, Law & Criminology at American University, about prisons and the impact of COVID-19 on their populations. The hotel industry has been hit hard by COVID-19 and no U.S. city has felt the impact more than New York.
Some hotels there are shuttering permanently, while others struggle to compete amid traveler fears and more stringent safety protocols.