business news in context, analysis with attitude

Random and illustrative stories about the global pandemic and how businesses and various business sectors are trying to recover from it, with brief, occasional, italicized and sometimes gratuitous commentary…

•  Here are the current United States Covid-19 coronavirus numbers:  33,715,951 total cases … 600,147 deaths … and 27,136,020 reported recoveries.

The global numbers:  163,763,088 total cases … 3,394,442 resultant fatalities … and 142,243,576 reported recoveries.   (Source.)

•  In the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 59.8 percent of the population age 18 or older has received at least one dose of the vaccine, with 47.2 percent being fully vaccinated.