There are growing fears in the England camp that Harry Maguire may not recover from his ankle injury in time for the Three Lions’ first Euro 2020 game against Croatia, according to reports. The Manchester United defender had his season ended prematurely when he was forced off with ligament damage against Aston Villa on May 9.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side won the game 3-1 but the injury left Maguire with a race to be fit for this summer’s international tournament.
England head coach Gareth Southgate revealed on Tuesday that United were keeping their cards close to their chest regarding Maguire’s fitness.
The centre-back travelled to Poland on Tuesday for United’s Europa League final defeat against Villarreal but did not take part in an open training session that day and was then an unused substitute for the game on Wednesday.
Goalkeeper David de Gea had his crucial spot-kick saved after each player left on the pitch had scored in the penalty shootout.
And the United skipper is sweating on his spot in the final squad as a result with it possible Southgate could pick a defender readily available for the entire tournament.
It would be a blow for England to be without Maguire, who was key during their run to the World Cup semi-final in 2018.
His headed goal helped defeat Sweden in the last-16.
While most nations have already named a 26-man squad, Southgate has chosen to only name a provisional squad so far due to uncertainty over the fitness of several stars.
Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson missed the remainder of the Premier League season after suffering a groin injury in February, but was fit enough to be named on the bench for the Reds’ 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on the final day.
Southgate has also accepted that he must nurse Maguire’s United team-mate Marcus Rashford through the tournament if the forward is selected.
Rashford has had problems with a shoulder issue recently and has played in 59 matches for club and country since September.
The recent extreme volatility in the cryptocurrency market following Bitcoin’s (BTC) dip to $ 30,000 and the recovery to $ 38,000 has traders confused about whether the current price action is a ‘dead cat bounce’ which will see token prices head lower or a solid reversal that will set the floor for the next leg higher for the market.
While BTC price still remains more than 40% below its all-time high of $ 64,863, bulls have managed to weather multiple attempts to significantly break below support at $ 36,000.
A closer analysis of on-chain data and exchange inflows shows that Bitcoin’s sell-off led to the market-wide downturn and Delphi Digital analyst Nick Pappageorge highlighted the fact that BTC inflow to exchanges “topped over 20,000 BTC in just one hour on Wednesday,” which was the highest level sesince March 2020.
FUD-o-rama destabilizes the market
One of the major sources of market turbulence identified by Pappageorge was the seemingly daily FUD headlines, including yet another Chinese government ban of cryptocurrencies and concerns that Tesla would dump its Bitcoin holdings. These back-to-back fear-laced narratives led retail traders to offload their coins on exchanges to escape a further price slide.
Pappageorge also pointed to concerns raised by a pair of hacks on the Binance Smart Chain which saw the price of PancakeSwap (CAKE) and Pancake Bunny (BUNNY) plunge, with the latter being drained of $ 45 million worth of user funds as compounding market fears.
The turnaround in sentiment this week has been in part fueled by positive headlines such as the formation of a Bitcoin mining council following a meeting between Elon Musk, Michael Saylor and North American Bitcoin miners, which has helped spark a turnaround in BTC and altcoins. The quick reversal so triggered the debate on whether the current market activity resembles a dead-cat-bounce or a trend reversal.
While many of the newer entrants to the cryptocurrency market have found the recent volatility nauseating, the more experienced investors jumped at the chance to accumulate BTC at a 50% discount as the number of new accumulation addresses reached new all-time highs amid the shakeout.
Well-known Twitter personality and Bitcoin analyst PlanB posted the following chart showing how Bitcoin oscillates around the stock-to-flow (S2F) model, showing the recent downturn is well within the standard range it deviates.
“Buying opportunities like today are rare (Q1 2019 when I wrote the S2F article, March 2020 due to covid, and now). Life is all about choices.”
As for bullish signs needed to support a quick recovery, the May 24 Delphi Daily report from Ashwath Balakrishnan highlighted the “sharply rising” circulating supply of fiat-backed stablecoins, which has increased from “15 billion to nearly 21 billion in the last 5 days.”
While this could be a sign that dip buyers are “loading up ammo,” Balakrishnan was sure to note that “it could also just be stablecoin arbitrageurs” and stressed the importance of “ensuring that the circulating supply doesn’t drop sharply to confirm these inflows will be deployed.”
A record amount of dry powder is now available on exchanges but at the same time, an entirely new cohort of cryptocurrency investors who just experienced their first 50% pullback are now wondering if they should pull out the market or double-down on their investment. The more experienced in the crowd are betting that the market is headed higher but further volatility is all but guaranteed.
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.
In bull and bear markets, wise cryptocurrency investors know that the primary focus should be on project longevity rather than jumping on every short-term price movement. As the crypto ecosystem expands and new sectors arise, protocols that offer the most value to the community stand the best chance at long-term survival and price appreciation.
The goal of this newsletter is to take a more thematic, macro view of niche sub-sectors within the cryptocurrency market and identify projects whose signal they will be successful within the space.
It isn’t about the token price; it’s about the tech, the fundamentals of the project, and how each one must help push the sector forward to the next level.
In a recent conversation with Cointelegraph, Élie Le Rest, partner at digital asset management firm ExoAlpha, said: “Sector trends and crypto are big and are here to stay, but idiosyncratic risk must be taken into account while weighing portfolios.”
According to Le Rest, the “crypto market tends to work on comparable principles,” which is a repeating trend seen multiple times in its history.
With that said, let’s take a deeper dive into the current market cycle rotation taking place in the wider crypto market to get a better grasp on where new money and participants coming into the market are beginning to focus their attention.
Layer-one projects continue to attract users
Layer-one is a term used to describe the main underlying blockchain architecture of a network, while layer-two solutions are protocols that operate on top of the underlying L1 blockchain and cannot function without the framework that they provide.
Bitcoin is by far the dominant L1 solution in terms of value, while the Ethereum network has been fundamental in reshaping the crypto market landscape over the past few years thanks to smart contracts and the rise of sectors such as decentralized finance and nonfungible tokens.
While Ethereum has received a majority of the attention when it comes to discussions about smart contract platforms, several projects have been rising in prominence of late as high fees and a low transaction-per-second count on the Ethereum network have enticed projects to build on up-and-coming networks.
Ethereum’s success has demonstrated to the world the capabilities of smart contract platforms, but its continued struggles have opened the door for protocols like Polkadot, Solana and Cosmos, which offer a similar value proposition along with solutions to the underlying problems mentioned, to grow in terms of price and relevance over the past year.
Polkadot has become one of the most well-known and successful L1 projects in the crypto space besides Ethereum in 2021 thanks in large part to the project’s approach of interoperability and cooperation as opposed to the previous “Ethereum killer” approach taken by many.
Created in part by Gavin Wood, who also played an instrumental role in the creation of Ethereum, the Polkadot network has taken a more complementary approach as an open-source sharding multichain protocol that enables cross-chain bridges so that projects and developers can choose the network that best suits their needs and easily transfer their protocols if necessary.
Not limited to just tokens, Polkadot’s multi-chain functionality enables the cross-chain transfer of any data or asset types, helping to establish a wide range of interoperability between separate blockchain networks.
Polkadot’s ecosystem is one of the largest and most active in the space, with a rapidly expanding list of projects launching on the protocol and looking to obtain one of the limited parachain slots in the upcoming parachain auctions.
As seen in the graphic above, the Polkadot ecosystem has rapidly expanded to incorporate the major sectors of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including DeFi platforms, nonfungible token protocols, oracles and decentralized autonomous organizations.
The network also has a growing list of applications that facilitate interacting with the protocol, including a wide range of wallets that support Polkadot’s DOT and Polkadot-based assets, as well as multiple network explorers, including Polkascan.
Popular projects that are currently operating on the Polkadot testnet and are favored to win a parachain slot include DeFi ecosystem Acala Network and the Polkaswap decentralized exchange, which are both available now for testing and can be accessed using the Polkadot-js wallet browser extension.
Once the parachain auctions are finished and the projects go live on Polkadot, the network’s launch will officially be complete. While there is no definitive date yet set for when the parachain auctions will begin, excitement for DOT has continued to build, which has translated into its price increasing more than 800% in 2021.
With the prospect of full network capabilities set to launch within a period of weeks to months and mainstream attention beginning to arrive, many investors feel that Polkadot is well-positioned to see further growth in price and adoption as a key player in the future of interoperability across blockchain networks.
Solana is a fast, secure and censorship-resistant blockchain network that “provides the open infrastructure required for global adoption,” according to the project’s website.
The project’s connection with the FTX cryptocurrency exchange and its CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, who also had a hand in the creation and operation of the Serum decentralized exchange, which operates on the Solana network, has been beneficial for the protocol in terms of financial backing and media exposure.
Aside from those positive associations, the underlying technology of the Solana network has attracted the attention of a wide range of projects interested in launching or bridging to its high-speed, low-cost environment.
The rapid expansion of the Solana ecosystem over the past year began with a focus on decentralized finance and has been bolstered by the success of the Serum, which users can interface with using several wallets that support Solana, including Sollet, Ledger and Math Wallet.
While a majority of the tools and supporting infrastructure on the network have been geared toward DeFi, recent additions to the network, such as the decentralized music-sharing and streaming protocol Audius, show that the protocol is beginning to branch out and attract the attention of other types of projects interested in its capabilities.
The Solana protocol utilizes an innovative hybrid model consisting of a proof-of-history consensus combined with the underlying proof-of-stake consensus of the blockchain to increase the network’s overall scalability.
More recently, the network has seen a number of new projects launch that have employed some of the same tactics that drummed up activity and enthusiasm on the Ethereum network in 2017, including airdrops and copycat projects.
While some may see this as a negative, it demonstrates the increased adoption and allure of a low-cost environment as well as showing that Solana is a developer-friendly network.
These influences, combined with a multitude of other factors, have helped boost the price of Solana (SOL) by more than 3,200% so far in 2021.
Given that DeFi and other hot sectors of the cryptocurrency sector still in their infancy, Solana is well equipped to see its ecosystem expand and token value increase as global cryptocurrency adoption increases.
Cosmos refers to itself as “the internet of blockchains” consisting of “an ever-expanding ecosystem of interconnected apps and services, built for a decentralized future.”
The network arose out of the Tendermint project, which is considered “the gateway to the Cosmos ecosystem” and launched via a token sale in 2017. The protocol utilizes a PoS consensus algorithm that allows token holders to stake their coins to help keep the project’s flagship blockchain Cosmos Hub secure, while also earning a yield that is paid out in Cosmos (ATOM) tokens.
Momentum for the project in 2021 was kicked up a notch in February following the Stargate update, which included the Inter-Blockchain Communication protocol, an interoperability layer for Cosmos blockchains.
The IBC allows projects built with the Cosmos software development kit, like Kava and Band Protocol, to easily interoperate and bridge tokens across other blockchains on the Cosmos network, which currently hosts more than 240 apps and services.
The capabilities of the IBC will eventually connect with other blockchain networks, such as the Binance Smart Chain, helping to increase interoperability across the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
With a transaction speed of 7 seconds and an average fee of $ 0.01, transacting on the Cosmos network is a welcome experience for users fleeing high fees on Ethereum.
The May 10 completion of the Gravity decentralized exchange testnet trading competition shows the protocol is gearing up to offer solutions similar to Uniswap for a fraction of the fees, hinting at a promising future for this growing ecosystem.
Layer-one projects are bullish, but there are a few hurdles to overcome
Growing ecosystems and the planned development and integration of interoperability features are strong indicators of longevity for layer-one projects in the rapidly growing cryptocurrency space.
Potential threats to the success of L1 solutions include projects, such as Polygon and Fantom, which provide cross-chain bridges to other more capable networks and L2 solutions that eliminate the scaling issues that plague the Ethereum network.
While these threats are real, each network or protocol will eventually run into its own unique set of challenges that hamper its capabilities and open the door for competitors to offer a better solution.
Ethereum introduced the world to smart contracts and expanded the scope of what could be done on L1 solutions beyond what was previously achievable on Bitcoin.
Limitations in the original and current design of the Ethereum network have opened the door for newer L1 solutions like Polkadot, Solana and Cosmos to establish themselves as viable contenders thanks to faster transaction times and an already-established proof-of-stake consensus mechanism.
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.
Polish developer Bloober Team has produced something of a mixed bag thus far when it comes to their horror/psychological thriller game output, with the likes of Observer and the first Layers of Fear definitely feeling like their most successful efforts to date. However, for every riveting, Rutger Hauer-flavoured cyberpunk horror there’s an underwhelming Blair Witch spin-off and, unfortunately, Layers of Fear 2 is much more a case of the latter than the former.
This sequel to 2016’s well-received psychological horror sees players assume the role of a Hollywood actor who, having heeded the call of a mysterious director, finds himself aboard a creepy ocean liner where he slowly begins to unravel, forced to relive past traumas that see an already fragile reality begin to crumble. There’s certainly an interesting core premise here, with several different story strands vying for your attention as you stumble around the warped corridors of this cursed ship, however, an over-dependence on hackneyed scare tactics, several frustrating insta-kill sections and a handful of boring puzzles leave this one feeling like a bit of a drag overall.
Layers of Fear 2 does get off to a reasonably good start, with the first of its five acts introducing players to the Titanic-esque setting in which much of the game takes place. Interactions with doors, objects and levers — your only real means of actually engaging with the world here — are nicely involving, requiring you to grab with your hand by holding in ‘ZR’ and then rotating a thumbstick to lift, open, twist or turn, and this level of physicality combined with a few visual sleights of hand, jump scares and ever-shifting surroundings early on give the impression that we’re in for an absorbing, spooky time with this one.
However, after this initial honeymoon period, the game rather quickly capsizes, relying on the same corridor-shifting camera tricks, spooky mannequins and janky chase sequences ad nauseum. It also takes far too long to give you any sort of foothold on its scattershot narrative, happy to attempt — with little success — to scare you, without providing any solid reasoning or purpose to propel you onward through its ineffective bumps and jumps.
The third act, without wanting to spoil anything of the story, manages to pick things up a little in this regard, as it’s here we finally started feeling as though we were gaining a little insight into the background of the game’s protagonist via a trip through memories of a harrowing childhood. However, the mediocre gameplay goes and gets in the way again, forcing you to loop around the same area repeatedly in a manner that just doesn’t feel engaging or rewarding when the scares and smatterings of story on offer are of such average quality. From here into the fourth and fifth acts things continue to go downhill, with the final hour or so — of the total of four it took us to blast through the campaign — a non-stop barrage of noise and distorted imagery that jettisons all attempts at narrative structure and struggles to have any effect due to the resulting lack of connection we felt to our ever-suffering avatar.
The entire endeavour has become so massively repetitive by the time you’re in these final acts that all attempts to scare really do begin to fall completely flat. There’s only so many times we can turn around to find our surroundings transformed or come face to face with a freaky mannequin before we grow immune to their effects, it turns out. There are also several very obvious nods to classic horror films crowbarred into proceedings that feel weirdly out of place (we can’t for the life of us figure out why peeking through a hole in a wall here reveals a corridor from The Shining, complete with Danny’s tricycle) and only really serve to detract from whatever atmosphere the game is trying to create for itself within its own unique universe.
As we’ve mentioned, puzzles in Layers of Fear 2 are also uniformly disappointing, a mixture of far too easy on the one hand (oh look, the lock’s combination is written on a piece of paper placed right beside it) to so entirely removed from logic that they descend into pushing all the buttons and hoping for the best. Enemy encounters, which can thankfully be switched off via the game’s safe mode, are hugely frustrating affairs, too; mechanically simple chases which turn into infuriating sequences that need to be repeated until you memorise the exact escape path required in order to avoid being caught.
When you combine all of these gameplay shortcomings with a story that doesn’t dig into or explore any of its more interesting aspects — that’s happy to let you guess for the most part and never manages to really ground itself or connect you to the game’s protagonist — you’re left with a psychological horror that fails to engage, fails to scare and fails to linger for very long in one’s memory. There are a few different endings to see here, a handful of collectibles and other bits and pieces to draw you in for another playthrough but really, the idea of going through this ordeal again isn’t something that holds a huge appeal.
On a more positive note, Layers of Fear 2 does manage to impress on a visual level and this Switch port, beyond the expected downgrading of textures here and there, looks and sounds the business when compared to other versions of the game in both docked and portable modes. There’s even the option to play with an unlocked framerate included, enabling you to switch off the default 30fps limit for a more responsive experience. However, we did notice that this incurred a few noticeable wobbles when things got hectic onscreen and so we quite quickly returned to the safety of that 30fps cap.
Layers of Fear 2 is a rather disappointing follow-up to 2016’s interesting and effective psychological horror effort. There’s a decent premise here, a strong setting and an opportunity to tell an interesting tale, but it feels wasted for the most part. Despite looking and sounding great, predicable scares, repetitive gameplay, disappointing puzzles and a story that just never makes a decent connection result in a game that’s pretty hard to recommend overall.
Mark Sampson, who moved to Spain in the 1990s and ran the Costa del Sol’s Eurobar until 2018, has blasted Boris Johnson’s Covid travel policies for “writing off” this summer’s season. The 56-year-old, who now runs two publishing companies, also slammed the Spanish government for “ruining” this year’s tourist season.
Spain is currently on the UK’s amber list forcing travellers to do two post-arrival tests and self-isolate for 10 days upon their return.
This period can be halved if they provide an additional negative test on day five.
But this extra cost has put many travellers off, leaving them choosing staycations or green list countries – which have no requirement to self-isolate and only one-post arrival Covid test.
Mr Sampson told Express.co.uk: “The UK and Spanish governments could not have messed this up any more if they had to create a disaster as a mission.
“Certainly my own pals from the UK have all jetted off to Portugal, Florida or Egypt.
“The consensus seems to be that 2022 is going to be good but 2021 is a problem.”
In 2019 Spain received 83.5 million tourists, accounting for around 12 percent of its GDP.
In an effort to avert the economic crisis that losing a second holiday season would cause, the government is doing everything it can to lure them back.
But with the current coronavirus restrictions it is “hoping” the numbers will be at least half that this year, its tourism minister María Reyes Maroto said.
From Friday Spain is aiming to welcome British tourists back without the need for a negative Covid test.
Pedro Sanchez’s government has launched a £6.8million fund to lure UK holidaymakers back.
Ms Reyes Maroto said: “If all goes well, from May 20 – although there’s always a bit of the unknown over the evolution of the pandemic in the countries we’re focusing on with the campaign, though the numbers from the UK look good on both vaccination and accumulated incidence – Britons will be able to come to Spain.
“What’s more, they won’t be asked for a PCR test when they arrive in the country. I think it’s really good news.”
The figures released on Thursday have risen from 520 cases recorded by PHE up to 5 May.
Most of the cases have been detected in England, with 1,255 cases recored.
There have also been 35 cases detected in Scotland, 12 in Northern Ireland and 11 in Wales, according to PHE.
Broken down by region, more than 30 percent of cases are in London, followed by 25 percent in north-west England, 12 percent in eastern England, 10 percent in the East Midlands and eight percent in the South East, PHE said.
Spoilers released by Emmerdale seem to hint that long-standing character Jimmy King could be set to exit the ITV soap.
The soap-land favourite found himself charged with death by dangerous driving after a devastating crash last month, and now teasers appear to show him preparing to plead guilty to the charge, which could see him jailed for a long time.
Actor Nick Miles has been on the show since 2004, so could he be making a shock departure?
Jimmy will leave his wife Nicola King mortified when he confirms his intentions following his recent charge, blaming himself over Paul Ashdale’s death, The Mirror reports.
Paul died after Jimmy crashed his lorry into the farm building he was in with Liv Flaherty, after he veered off the road at high speed.
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Jimmy was worried something was wrong with Nicola and that son Carl was being kidnapped, leading to him speeding back to the village in low sunlight.
Unable to see ahead, he crashed straight into the building injuring both Paul and Liv, before the lorry and the barn exploded.
Jimmy and Liv barely survived, while Paul later died from his injuries.
The police have charged him with death by dangerous driving, and a guilty Jimmy decides to accept his fate and admit blame.
Speaking to Nicola, he reveals he plans to plead guilty to the charge which could carry a long prison sentence.
But does this mean we could be bidding farewell to the character soon?
He isn’t the only one feeling the guilt, as Liv is hiding the fact she left an injured Paul in the barn and didn’t help him just before the explosion.
She will relapse in upcoming scenes, turning to alcohol to try and forget her actions which will soon be exposed – while fans will argue her actions were warranted given he was beating her up in the barn just as the crash happened.
The general rule says we should all visit the dentist every six months but the NHS site explains the time between check-ups can vary from three months to two years, depending on how healthy your teeth and gums are and your risk of future problems. If you’re too scared to go to the dentist and it has been too long since your last visit, you need to force yourself to go.Express.co.ukchatted to Dr Kailesh Solanki, advisory dentist at Dental Phobia and Dr Martina Hodgson, dentist & Invisalign doctor at The Dental Studio to find out their top six tips to overcoming a fear of the dentist.
First things first, make sure you’re going to the right dentist for you.
Dr Solanki said: “If you can, ensure that your dentist is experienced in treating nervous patients.
“Dentophobia is very common and there’s no need to be embarrassed. Your dentist should take the time to talk over your fears and suggest how treatment could be adapted to accommodate your phobia.
“This might include mild sedation or using the wand technique instead of the traditional syringe, to deliver anaesthetic slowly; minimising the risk of feeling uncomfortable.”
If you’d rather not think about what’s going on in the moment, it’s perfectly okay to distract yourself.
Dr Solanki said: “If you prefer not to know what’s going on, playing catchy music through headphones can be a great distraction, both from the noise of the equipment and the treatment taking place. Why not make your own dental playlist?
“Some dental clinics provide their own music or even a TV screen on the ceiling which has proven to relax many patients.”
Dr Hodgson added: “Try distracting yourself with an object you’ve brought in specifically, such as a stress ball, a charm bracelet or a fidget spinner.
“By focusing your touch sense on feeling the object in your hand, this may help to distract you from the treatment taking place in your mouth.”
If you can’t distract yourself and you’d rather a continuous monologue from the dentist, tell them!
Dr Hodgson said: “Some patients are soothed by being able to maintain a degree of control whilst having treatment.
“For those individuals, a constant commentary by the dentist, explaining what each instrument does, what is happening and why, can be very helpful.”
You can’t exactly have a soothing drink or do some yoga during your appointment, but you can use aromatherapy to stay calm.
Dr Hodgson said: “You can use your sense of smell to help you relax.
“Bring some lavender pillow spray and spray it on your top or on your wrist to help you calm down when you feel tense and bring about a sense of safety and wellbeing.”
AUSTIN (KXAN) — While a controversial ban on public camping motivated Austin voters to get to the polls — and passed Saturday with nearly 58% of the vote — by Monday, many of Austin’s homeless still seemed unaware that the proposition existed, let alone passed.
Dozens of tents remain set up downtown beneath the I-35 overpass at 6th and 7th streets.
Abigail Wilson is among those who just found out about the Prop B ban. She said she had no interest in going to a shelter, and instead would seek refuge in a more isolated spot.
“I like to live off the grid. And living outside and in a tent,” she said. “And living like I want to.”
Rebecca Shivers said she came here from Missouri and was surprised to find there weren’t more homeless resources in a state as wealthy as Texas.
“Texas has got all this money, they should not be out here like this,” she said. “They got all them apartments coming to them, they need to give us all one.”
Speaking outside his tent, Gared Goff was aware of the new law. He admitted he’s worried, unsure of where he’ll go.
“The fear of the unknown, that’s where we’re at now with everybody,” he said. “Everybody can put on a façade, but in the end where are we going to go? We’ve got a lot of women out here, kids, what are they going to do?”
Teri Klima poked her head out of her tent to express frustration with the new law, which she also already knew about. She also is without a plan for shelter.
“I don’t know what I would do,” Klima said. “I have to go live out in the streets. Can’t take your tent or nothing, you know. I just pray to God that it works out.”
Latasha Price said she’s struggled to secure a spot in a shelter — and only recently secured a spot at the Salvation Army. Proposition B and its passage was news to her. Now she’s worried about her friends still living on the streets.
“They don’t have no openings for the people at the Salvation Army, so it’s women that’s out here that’s getting raped and stuff at night,” she said. “So this is really like needed for the people that don’t have nowhere to go.”
The 2020 count of Austin’s homeless population showed 2,506 people experiencing homelessness, with 932 living unsheltered.
That represents an 11% increase in overall homelessness over 2019 and a 45% increase in unsheltered homelessness.
The 2021 homeless count did not happen in person because of the pandemic.
Author: Tom Miller
This post originally appeared on KXAN Austin