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Illinois coronavirus death toll eclipses 5,000

Illinois coronavirus death toll eclipses 5,000

Health officials reported another 160 deaths, ending a four-day streak with daily counts below 100. More than 114,000 people have contracted the virus overall [...] Read full article: Illinois coronavirus death toll eclipses...→

Illinois coronavirus death toll eclipses 5,000

Illinois coronavirus death toll eclipses 5,000

Health officials reported another 160 deaths, ending a four-day streak with daily counts below 100. More than 114,000 people have contracted the virus overall [...] Read full article: Illinois coronavirus death toll eclipses...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

A hotel lobby group in Illinois is asking elected leaders to increase the capacity of conventions in an effort to help the industry recover from massive layoff [...] Read full article: Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus...→

Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in Illinois ticks up for first time in weeks

Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in Illinois ticks up for first time in weeks

CHICAGO — The positivity rate of COVID-19 tests in Illinois – which reflects the percent of tests which came back positive over a seven-day period – rose sligh [...] Read full article: Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in ...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday is expected to propose cutting $20 million from the city’s police department budget for the remainder of 2020 to offset [...] Read full article: Seattle moves to slash police budget by ...→

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

The quake centered near the resort of Huatulco swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Read full article: Death toll rises after powerful earthqua...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried 'We May Take Steps Back' As Coronavirus Spikes Across Country

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried 'We May Take Steps Back' As Coronavirus Spikes Across Country

Farley says even though COVID-19 cases are trending down in Philadelphia, he's worried about spikes in other parts of the country having an impact here. Read full article: Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

Florida added more than 3,200 new coronavirus cases Tuesday as the state reported another 64 virus-related deaths. With 3,289 new COVID-19 cases, the state’s t [...] Read full article: More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 1,384. That represents the lowest one-day death tol [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lo...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois’ positivity rate on coronavirus test results ticked up slightly on Wednesday, as the state reported 715 new coronavirus cases and 64 additional confir [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cas...→

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

The U.S. now has 25% of the world’s total cases — and 25% of deaths — even though America only has 4% of the world’s population. Read full article: Officials warn coronavirus not under con...→

Broward Officials to Address Rise in Coronavirus Cases in County

Broward Officials to Address Rise in Coronavirus Cases in County

Officials from Broward have scheduled a Wednesday news conference to discuss the rise in coronavirus cases in the county. Mayor Dale Holness, Broward Sheriff G [...] Read full article: Broward Officials to Address Rise in Cor...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Public health officials in Illinois have reported 601 new cases of coronavirus, along with 38 additional deaths over the last 24 hours. According to the Illino [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Corona...→

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

White inmates in Illinois are having their sentences shortened during the coronavirus pandemic at a higher rate than Black inmates, an analysis of public data [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates at Highe...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

Wednesday’s tally marked the first time in two weeks that the state reported 700 or more cases in a single day, but it’s still been almost three weeks since th [...] Read full article: 64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

The powerful earthquake that rocked southern Mexico on Tuesday is now blamed for at least six deaths, including a worker at the country's largest oil refinery [...] Read full article: Mexico earthquake death toll rises, work...→

Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hundreds of home damaged | WTOP

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least 6 people, damaged hundreds of homes and four [...] Read full article: Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hund...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

A 17-year-old Florida resident has become the state’s youngest coronavirus-related death, according to state health data.  Read full article: Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, m...→

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

The reopening of Downtown Disney is the first step of a phased plan that will see Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopen on July 17 pending governme [...] Read full article: Downtown Disney rolls out new coronaviru...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in Illinois ticks up for first time in weeks

Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in Illinois ticks up for first time in weeks

CHICAGO — The positivity rate of COVID-19 tests in Illinois – which reflects the percent of tests which came back positive over a seven-day period – rose sligh [...] Read full article: Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in ...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

The U.S. now has 25% of the world’s total cases — and 25% of deaths — even though America only has 4% of the world’s population. Read full article: Officials warn coronavirus not under con...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hundreds of home damaged | WTOP

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least 6 people, damaged hundreds of homes and four [...] Read full article: Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hund...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

The quake centered near the resort of Huatulco swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Read full article: Death toll rises after powerful earthqua...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried 'We May Take Steps Back' As Coronavirus Spikes Across Country

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried 'We May Take Steps Back' As Coronavirus Spikes Across Country

Farley says even though COVID-19 cases are trending down in Philadelphia, he's worried about spikes in other parts of the country having an impact here. Read full article: Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried...→

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

A 17-year-old Florida resident has become the state’s youngest coronavirus-related death, according to state health data.  Read full article: Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, m...→

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

Florida added more than 3,200 new coronavirus cases Tuesday as the state reported another 64 virus-related deaths. With 3,289 new COVID-19 cases, the state’s t [...] Read full article: More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

A hotel lobby group in Illinois is asking elected leaders to increase the capacity of conventions in an effort to help the industry recover from massive layoff [...] Read full article: Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus...→

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

Wednesday’s tally marked the first time in two weeks that the state reported 700 or more cases in a single day, but it’s still been almost three weeks since th [...] Read full article: 64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715...→

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois’ positivity rate on coronavirus test results ticked up slightly on Wednesday, as the state reported 715 new coronavirus cases and 64 additional confir [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cas...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

The powerful earthquake that rocked southern Mexico on Tuesday is now blamed for at least six deaths, including a worker at the country's largest oil refinery [...] Read full article: Mexico earthquake death toll rises, work...→

Broward Officials to Address Rise in Coronavirus Cases in County

Broward Officials to Address Rise in Coronavirus Cases in County

Officials from Broward have scheduled a Wednesday news conference to discuss the rise in coronavirus cases in the county. Mayor Dale Holness, Broward Sheriff G [...] Read full article: Broward Officials to Address Rise in Cor...→

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday is expected to propose cutting $20 million from the city’s police department budget for the remainder of 2020 to offset [...] Read full article: Seattle moves to slash police budget by ...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Public health officials in Illinois have reported 601 new cases of coronavirus, along with 38 additional deaths over the last 24 hours. According to the Illino [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Corona...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

The reopening of Downtown Disney is the first step of a phased plan that will see Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopen on July 17 pending governme [...] Read full article: Downtown Disney rolls out new coronaviru...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

White inmates in Illinois are having their sentences shortened during the coronavirus pandemic at a higher rate than Black inmates, an analysis of public data [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates at Highe...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 1,384. That represents the lowest one-day death tol [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lo...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

A hotel lobby group in Illinois is asking elected leaders to increase the capacity of conventions in an effort to help the industry recover from massive layoff [...] Read full article: Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

Wednesday’s tally marked the first time in two weeks that the state reported 700 or more cases in a single day, but it’s still been almost three weeks since th [...] Read full article: 64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715...→

Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in Illinois ticks up for first time in weeks

Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in Illinois ticks up for first time in weeks

CHICAGO — The positivity rate of COVID-19 tests in Illinois – which reflects the percent of tests which came back positive over a seven-day period – rose sligh [...] Read full article: Positivity rate of coronavirus tests in ...→

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Wednesday

Illinois’ positivity rate on coronavirus test results ticked up slightly on Wednesday, as the state reported 715 new coronavirus cases and 64 additional confir [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 715 New Coronavirus Cas...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

The U.S. now has 25% of the world’s total cases — and 25% of deaths — even though America only has 4% of the world’s population. Read full article: Officials warn coronavirus not under con...→

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

The powerful earthquake that rocked southern Mexico on Tuesday is now blamed for at least six deaths, including a worker at the country's largest oil refinery [...] Read full article: Mexico earthquake death toll rises, work...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

Broward Officials to Address Rise in Coronavirus Cases in County

Broward Officials to Address Rise in Coronavirus Cases in County

Officials from Broward have scheduled a Wednesday news conference to discuss the rise in coronavirus cases in the county. Mayor Dale Holness, Broward Sheriff G [...] Read full article: Broward Officials to Address Rise in Cor...→

Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hundreds of home damaged | WTOP

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least 6 people, damaged hundreds of homes and four [...] Read full article: Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hund...→

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday is expected to propose cutting $20 million from the city’s police department budget for the remainder of 2020 to offset [...] Read full article: Seattle moves to slash police budget by ...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

The quake centered near the resort of Huatulco swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Read full article: Death toll rises after powerful earthqua...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried 'We May Take Steps Back' As Coronavirus Spikes Across Country

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried 'We May Take Steps Back' As Coronavirus Spikes Across Country

Farley says even though COVID-19 cases are trending down in Philadelphia, he's worried about spikes in other parts of the country having an impact here. Read full article: Philadelphia Health Commissioner Worried...→

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Coronavirus Tuesday, With 38 Additional Deaths

Public health officials in Illinois have reported 601 new cases of coronavirus, along with 38 additional deaths over the last 24 hours. According to the Illino [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 601 New Cases of Corona...→

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

A 17-year-old Florida resident has become the state’s youngest coronavirus-related death, according to state health data.  Read full article: Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, m...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

The reopening of Downtown Disney is the first step of a phased plan that will see Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopen on July 17 pending governme [...] Read full article: Downtown Disney rolls out new coronaviru...→

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

Florida added more than 3,200 new coronavirus cases Tuesday as the state reported another 64 virus-related deaths. With 3,289 new COVID-19 cases, the state’s t [...] Read full article: More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

White inmates in Illinois are having their sentences shortened during the coronavirus pandemic at a higher rate than Black inmates, an analysis of public data [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates at Highe...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 1,384. That represents the lowest one-day death tol [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lo...→