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The Independent
· Coronavirus: National tracing system ‘hampering’ efforts to fight Covid-19 in Greater Manchester, as figures show barely half of contacts reached  
The new figures appear to support what health experts and dozens of local authorities have been starting to warn: the new system – a key component in getting to grips with Covid-19 – is not fit for purpose.
The Guardian
· Beirut explosion: death toll rises to 137 with at least 5,000 wounded  
The new casualty figures on Thursday morning include at least 5,000 injured and a health ministry spokesman said dozens were still missing.
Technology Org
· Dark Energy Survey census of the smallest galaxies hones the search for dark matter  
A team of scientists led by cosmologists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC and Fermi national accelerator laboratories has placed some of the tightest constraints yet on the nature of dark matter, drawing on a collection of several dozen small, faint satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way to determine what kinds of dark matter could have led to the population of galaxies we see today.
The New York Times
· ‘Luster,’ by Raven Leilani: An Excerpt  
You are not a dozen gerbils in a skin casing.
The New York Times
· Water, Sand and Plenty of Elbow Room on 8 Wild, Protected Coastlines  
As one of the most popular seashores, with over four million visitors last year, this seashore has still plenty of room along 15 different beaches to spread out and fish, body surf, swim, go for interpretive walks, take four-wheel drives along the beach and hike a dozen different trails that lead to forested wetlands and picnic areas.
The New York Times
· The Unique U.S. Failure to Control the Virus  
But these countries and dozens more — as well as New York — have since shown that keeping the virus in check is feasible.
The New York Times
· A Family Cries ‘Justice for Hannah.’ Will Its Rural Town Listen?  
Over the weeks, the rallies for Ms. Fizer tapered from a hundred protesters to a couple dozen.
The New York Times
· Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say  
Of the dozens of coronavirus tests that have been granted emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration, most rely on complex laboratory procedures, like PCR, to detect the coronavirus’s genetic material.
The New York Times
· Congress’s Ideological Divide Has Stymied Aid for Pandemic-Stricken Schools  
Some schools in his state are opening with separation barriers to keep students in small groups of about a dozen, and Mr. Rounds said it made sense to provide more money for schools that have the costs of running in-person classes.
· As More Lawmakers Test Positive, Congress Gets A Tough Reminder Of Coronavirus Risk  
So far, Congress has seen about 100 cases among its members and workers, including more than a dozen lawmakers.