Covid-19 hits rural America
For a while, as Covid-19 churned through New York City, then New Orleans and Detroit, then cities all over the country, it looked like rural America might avoid the worst of the epidemic. Times have changed, The New York Times reports. In an interactive feature, the paper tracks every rural county in the nation as the virus spread to small cities, tourist destinations, and … everywhere else. As of Wednesday, more than two-thirds of rural counties in America had at least one confirmed case.