• Lyft's self-driving test vehicles are back on public roads in California

    15 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Lyft's self-driving vehicle division has restarted testing on public roads in California, several months after pausing operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Lyft's Level 5 program said Tuesday some of its autonomous vehicles are back on the road in Palo Alto and at its closed test track. The company has not resumed a pilot program that provided rides to Lyft employees in Palo Alto.
    The company said it is following CDC guidelines for personal protective equipment and surface cleaning. It has also enacted several additional safety steps to prevent the spread of COVID. Each autonomous test...
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  • June 30 COVID-19 Test Results

    June 30 COVID-19 Test Results

    15 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    The US is now conducting over 500,000 tests per day, and that might be enough to allow test-and-trace in some areas. Based on the experience of other countries, the percent positive needs to be well under 5% to really push down new infections, so the US still needs to increase the number of tests per day significantly.
    According to Dr. Jha of Harvard's Global Health Institute, the US might need more than 900,000 tests per day.
    There were 648,838 test results reported over the last 24 hours. This is the most test results reported daily.
    There were 44,358 positive tests.
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