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            When Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced at a July 2 press conference that he was shutting down all bars in the city for at least 14 days, temporarily shutting down entertainment and event venues, and reducing restaurant capacities from 75 percent to 50 percent, he made no mention of...
    NEW DELHI – India reported more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, showing some decline after reaching a record a week earlier. The country has now confirmed more than 5.6 million cases. The health ministry also reported 1,085 new fatalities, raising the death toll to 90,020. India is expected to become the world's worst-hit...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside County reported 10 additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus Tuesday, while San Bernardino and Ventura reported new cases. Riverside County health officials reported 63 newly confirmed cases and 10 additional fatalities, bringing countywide totals to 57,482 cases and 1,172 deaths. There were 146 coronavirus patients hospitalized Tuesday, 42 of...
    Six Big Apple neighborhoods now account for 20 percent of all coronavirus cases citywide — part of a local surge in the global pandemic that includes a stretch of southern Brooklyn dubbed the “Ocean Parkway Cluster,” health officials said Tuesday. The cluster, along the thoroughfare in Midwood, Borough Park and Bensonhurst, reported a 4.7...
    A combined 37 teachers and students at East Brunswick High School are quarantining after coming in contact with COVID-19 cases, district officials said. The 10 teachers and 27 students all came in contact with three separate cases, not from within the school system, East Brunswick Schools Superintendent Victor Valeski said. In addition to those cases, local athletic...
    A combined 37 teachers and students at East Brunswick High School are quarantining after coming in contact with COVID-19 cases, district officials said. The 10 teachers and 27 students all came in contact with three separate cases, not from within the school system, East Brunswick Schools Superintendent Victor Valeski said. In addition to those cases, local athletic...
    Six Big Apple neighborhoods now account for 20 percent of all coronavirus cases citywide — part of a local surge in the global pandemic that includes a stretch of southern Brooklyn dubbed the “Ocean Parkway Cluster,” health officials said Tuesday. The cluster, along a thoroughfare in Midwood, Borough Park and Bensonhurst, reported a 4.7 percent...
    By AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines. Beginning Thursday, the city will allow social gatherings of up to five people, including at beaches...
    Sweden is debating enforcing new coronavirus restrictions on Stockholm amid a spike in infections. The country's chief epidemiologist Anders Tegnell said new measures for the capital could not be ruled out. It came just hours after the city's top health official warned the region has seen a surge in cases. The news has prompted concerns over...
    (CNN)As cases surge in Kentucky and Ohio, one hospital is begging residents to wear masks and practice social distancing, as it reaches capacity due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic."Our hospital is at capacity. We are working to open a third nursing unit to care for COVID patients," wrote Kristie Whitlatch, president and CEO of King's...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Texas health officials reported 3,964 new cases Tuesday of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and 77 more COVID-19 deaths. The number of Texas cases since the pandemic began reached 716,207 while the death toll had reached 14,994, the Department of State Health Services said. The true number of cases is likely...
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials Tuesday told visitors from Wisconsin for the second time that they must remain in quarantine for two weeks if they visit the city. The order set to take effect Friday comes as Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declared a “new public health emergency” because of a spike in coronavirus cases in...
    EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Officials in East Palo Alto and San Mateo County on Tuesday were scrambling to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in the blue-collar, working-class community at the southern end of the county. “That 15 percent where we’re at right now is an alarming rate; not only for East Palo Alto, but...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials reported 3,964 new cases Tuesday of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and 77 more COVID-19 deaths. The number of Texas cases since the pandemic began reached 716,207 while the death toll had reached 14,994, the Department of State Health Services said. The true number of cases is likely...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern California’s largest counties, as coronavirus infection rates have fallen to their lowest level of the pandemic. Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state health secretary, also said nail salons could resume...
    By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — More of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern California's largest counties, as coronavirus infection rates have fallen to their lowest level of the pandemic. Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state health secretary, also...
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's Health Department has identified a new cluster of COVID-19 cases in Brooklyn, and said on Tuesday a marked uptick in infections there and in some other neighborhoods is "cause for significant concern." (Reporting by Jonathan Allen; Editing by Chris Reese) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    When Los Angeles County officials explain the massive coronavirus outbreak that hit this summer, they often point to Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, two long weekends when gatherings with friends and family fueled the spread of the virus. Now, two weeks after the Labor Day holiday, officials worry the same pattern is...
    The Harris County School District is releasing its sixth weekly COVID-19 report. To be transparent, the data being shared for a seven-day range includes the total number of students as well as breaking the numbers down by on-campus/in-person and virtual, the total number of employees, the...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern California’s largest counties, as coronavirus infection rates have fallen to their lowest level of the pandemic. Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state health secretary, also said nail salons could resume...
    SAN ANTONIO – As the coronavirus pandemic persists, so does the desire for a return to normalcy. Many college students in the San Antonio area have decided to attend classes on campus. About a month into the fall semester, school officials say they’re keeping a close eye on the situation to make sure the COVID-19...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Health and Human Services reported three more coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, bringing the total confirmed deaths since the pandemic began to 1,000. DCHHS also reported 172 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total confirmed case count in Dallas County to 78,377. The deceased patients were a Dallas woman in...
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s Note: Watch the entire briefing in the video player above. Newsletter recipients can click here to access the video. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Tuesday night. Nirenberg reported 53,639 total COVID-19 cases...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Tuesday, Wisconsin’s governor extended the statewide mask mandate as coronavirus cases continue to soar. Gov. Tony Evers also declared a public health emergency. College campuses have seen the most concerning increases as people ages 18 to 24 have a case rate that’s five times higher than any age group in Wisconsin....
    CHICAGO (CBS) — There are now 44 days until the November election, and on this day, when everyone is being urged to register to vote, we are learning there are big worries about mail-in ballots. Already in Illinois, more than 1.7 million people have requested them – four times the previous record in 2018. And...
    By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced mandatory furloughs of state workers due to pandemic-related budget cuts and warned Tuesday about a third wave of coronavirus outbreaks if the state’s upward trend continues. The number of days are based on an employee’s annual salary with exemptions for...
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials Tuesday told visitors from Wisconsin for the second time that they must remain in quarantine for two weeks if they visit the city. The order set to take effect Friday comes as Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declared a “new public health emergency” because of a spike in coronavirus cases in...
    The media and the Democrats are making much of reports that the U.S. reached an estimated 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday. However, in March, experts’ models said 200,000 deaths was considered the low-end estimate with “full mitigation.” At the outset of the pandemic, the experts on the president’s coronavirus task force suggested...
    Long Island has seen a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases, though Nassau and Suffolk counties are still ahead of the curve in comparison to other states and regions. Earlier report - COVID-19: Long Island Sees New Uptick In Cases, Positive Testing Rate; Latest Totals By County In Nassau, the state Department of Health is...
    With coronavirus numbers continuing to improve, Orange County officials said this week that a wider reopening of businesses could be around the corner. The county is in Tier 2 — the second-strictest in California’s four-tier system that assesses COVID-19 transmission. However, officials said this week they think Orange County could soon enter the less-restrictive...
    DOVER, Del. (CBS) — Gov. John Carney says Delaware will soon have a system to track cases of the coronavirus in schools. According to the head of the Division of Health, it’s important for the state to be as transparent as possible. “As you know, the governor is requiring the schools to report when there...
    (CNN)Ask anyone about the next six weeks and they will likely give you some version of this as a response: Whoa boy. It is going to be wild.Which it is! The last 42 days of a presidential election are always filled with unpredictable storylines, big moments and, more than anything, uncertainty.But this election is not...
    The United States has surpassed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University, just eight months after the first positive case was identified in a Washington traveler on January 21. Since the pandemic reached global attention in early March, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the nation, sickening millions and leaving countless patients...
    By SOPHIA EPPOLITO, Associated Press/Report for America SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert will increase pandemic restrictions in two Utah cities. But he stopped short of implementing any mask mandates as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the state, state officials announced Tuesday. Herbert is imposing new restrictions in the cities of Provo...
    CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — Camden County health officials are seeing rising cases of the coronavirus and it’s something they attribute to the Labor Day holiday. On Sunday, 56 new cases were reported — the most reported in a single day since July. “Over the last six months we’ve constantly seen cases increase following holidays....
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Wisconsin and other states were added to Chicago's COVID-19 emergency travel order Tuesday.Montana, Idaho, Minnesota, and Puerto Rico were also added back on the list after seeing a rise in cases.Kentucky and Louisiana were removed from the list.States on the travel order are seeing new cases at a rate of greater than...
    Hi there, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories:Personal FinanceFunding for the extra $300 unemployment benefit is nearing depletion — but it’s lasting longer in some states More than 94% of the FEMA disaster-relief money being used to fund the extra benefits has been distributed to make the $300-a-week payments across more than 20 statesAs Ginsburg’s...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the world and also in cities across Northern California. The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor...
    Second Amendment-related cases are likely to come before the Supreme Court between this year and next after the new justice is sworn in, and cases that were previously rejected may get a second life. President Trump is expected to name on Saturday his replacement for liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on...
    U.S. President Donald Trump waves prior to boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for campaign travel to Minnesota at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, September 18, 2020.Tom Brenner | Reuters President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that the United States would not impose a lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus following additional...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials from Brainerd Public Schools say three high schools in the district will switch to full-time distance learning after a “proven and growing cluster” of positive COVID-19 cases surfaced. All in-person classes at Brainerd High School, Brainerd Learning Center and Lincoln Education Center are cancelled Wednesday, and will resume online Thursday for...
    Connecticut saw a slight spike in recent COVID-19 cases, though the number has flattened back out and is once again trending in the right direction. After weeks of seeing the rate of positive COVID-19 tests in Connecticut hovering at or below 1 percent, that number jumped up to 1.6 percent recently, though that number was...
    By Vishwadha Chander (Reuters) - Reopening college and university campuses for in-person instruction during late summer this year could be associated with more than 3,000 additional cases of COVID-19 per day in the United States in recent weeks, according to a new study. The findings call into question the practicality of face-to-face classes during the...
    Pittsburgh — A federal judge on Tuesday declined to stay his own ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s size limits on gatherings are unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV said the administration had failed to show “imminent and irreparable harm will occur” if the state can’t limit event crowds to 25 people inside and 250...
    During a somber September 22 press conference about the continuing impact of COVID-19 in Colorado, Governor Jared Polis cited data showing a significant rise in cases, led by infections among college students but including every other demographic. He also referenced national projections showing that Colorado is currently among the top ten states for virus transmission...
    By DAVID PITT, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Health officials in Iowa are working to determine what is causing a spike in coronavirus cases in the northwest corner of the state where several counties are seeing a surge, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday. Sioux County has a 14-day positivity rate of 30%. Public...
    Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's former public health director and the majority leader of the state senate said they have tested positive for COVID-19. Dr. Cathy Slemp, who the governor forced out of her role as state health officer in June, wrote in an op-ed that she was quarantining in her child's...
    As President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans line up votes to confirm a replacement for the late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, weighty cases in the Supreme Court’s fall term are approaching fast. The case challenging Obamacare, slated for Nov. 10 arguments, is undoubtedly high-stakes — and that isn’t the only one related to issues...