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Illinois COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5,000

Illinois COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5,000

The state's death toll from COVID-19 infections surpassed 5,000 Wednesday as state health officials announced another 160 residents died from the disease.... A [...] Read full article: Illinois COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5...→

Illinois COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5,000

Illinois COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5,000

The state's death toll from COVID-19 infections surpassed 5,000 Wednesday as state health officials announced another 160 residents died from the disease.... A [...] Read full article: Illinois COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5...→

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic as the numbers of new cases and hospitalization [...] Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing...→

Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state site will get free masks

Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state site will get free masks

Every Texan that gets tested for COVID-19 at a state-run mobile testing site will receive four surgical masks. Read full article: Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state...→

Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large July 4 gatherings as state sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large July 4 gatherings as state sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday urged residents to take actions to limit the spread of the new coronavirus — including forgoing large parties or cookouts to cele [...] Read full article: Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large Ju...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to tell visitors from states with high COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to tell visitors from states with high COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wed [...] Read full article: New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, another 462 infected

State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, another 462 infected

Illinois health officials announced Monday another 26 residents have died from COVID-19, while an additional 462 people have become infected with the disease. Read full article: State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, an...→

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as US sees surge in infections in states across South and West

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as US sees surge in infections in states across South and West

The disturbing signs in the Sunshine State as well as places like Arizona, Alabama, Texas and South Carolina are raising fears that the progress won after mont [...] Read full article: COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as...→

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday as the state reported nearly 3,000 new cases and a dozen new deaths. With 2,929 new COVID-19 cases, the stat [...] Read full article: Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases...→

2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting death by LA deputy

2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting death by LA deputy

Two Democratic lawmakers called Sunday for California's Attorney General to investigate the fatal shooting of a young man by a Los Angeles County sheriff's dep [...] Read full article: 2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting...→

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

The positivity rate for COVID-19 is up but hospitalizations are down. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says two testing sites will stay open despite a federal funding cut. Read full article: Infection rate up slightly as state surp...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death Count; Most Cases In Santa Ana, Anaheim

OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death Count; Most Cases In Santa Ana, Anaheim

Supervisor Don Wagner said the hospitalization rate includes patients who may have been brought to a hospital for an unrelated issue such as a "slip and fall'' [...] Read full article: OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death C...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine

Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said Wednesday they will implement a mandatory quarantine on visitors to their states from viral hotspots [...] Read full article: Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID...→

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

According to ISP, a driver struck a trooper's squad car while he was on a traffic stop near 79th and Michigan. Read full article: Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured I...→

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Republican governors in Florida, Texas and Arizona warn of rising caseloads and advocate mask-wearing, social distancing. Read full article: Trump swing state allies break with Whit...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops

WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops

The number of coronavirus-related daily deaths in the U.S. has fallen for the past four days, according to the World Health Organization. Read full article: WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops...→

Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around the world show pandemic battle not over

Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around the world show pandemic battle not over

The United States has the most infections and deaths by far in the world, with 2.3 million cases and over 120,000 confirmed virus-related deaths. Read full article: Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around...→

Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back Reopening

Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back Reopening

As California hit a 3,792 COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend, Gov. Newsom warned Monday that tougher restrictions could once again be enforced. Read full article: Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Of...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID-19 Cases Reported As Daily Death Count Hits Lowest Figure In Weeks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID-19 Cases Reported As Daily Death Count Hits Lowest Figure In Weeks

In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 308 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and four more deaths -- the lowest daily death figure since mid-Apr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

More Illinois residents died in April than in any other month since at least 1999, but not all the additional deaths are attributed to known COVID-19 cases. Read full article: Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, bu...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

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...→

COVID-19 infections hit new highs in several states as US caseload grows

COVID-19 infections hit new highs in several states as US caseload grows

After trending downward for six weeks, the U.S. caseload has been growing again for over a week, particularly in the South and West. Read full article: COVID-19 infections hit new highs in sev...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVID Hot Spots to Quarantine Or Prove Negative Test

Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVID Hot Spots to Quarantine Or Prove Negative Test

Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, possibly along with other states in the region, are expected to release details about a potential partnership where each [...] Read full article: Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVI...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Michelle Beckley has requested that Denton County Judge Andy Eads institute a mask ordinance to “alleviate uncertainty and provide consist [...] Read full article: State Representative Requests Mask Ordin...→

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic as the numbers of new cases and hospitalization [...] Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing...→

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

More Illinois residents died in April than in any other month since at least 1999, but not all the additional deaths are attributed to known COVID-19 cases. Read full article: Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, bu...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large July 4 gatherings as state sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large July 4 gatherings as state sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday urged residents to take actions to limit the spread of the new coronavirus — including forgoing large parties or cookouts to cele [...] Read full article: Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large Ju...→

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...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to tell visitors from states with high COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to tell visitors from states with high COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wed [...] Read full article: New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to ...→

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...→

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

According to ISP, a driver struck a trooper's squad car while he was on a traffic stop near 79th and Michigan. Read full article: Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured I...→

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...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around the world show pandemic battle not over

Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around the world show pandemic battle not over

The United States has the most infections and deaths by far in the world, with 2.3 million cases and over 120,000 confirmed virus-related deaths. Read full article: Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around...→

Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVID Hot Spots to Quarantine Or Prove Negative Test

Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVID Hot Spots to Quarantine Or Prove Negative Test

Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, possibly along with other states in the region, are expected to release details about a potential partnership where each [...] Read full article: Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVI...→

State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, another 462 infected

State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, another 462 infected

Illinois health officials announced Monday another 26 residents have died from COVID-19, while an additional 462 people have become infected with the disease. Read full article: State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, an...→

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Michelle Beckley has requested that Denton County Judge Andy Eads institute a mask ordinance to “alleviate uncertainty and provide consist [...] Read full article: State Representative Requests Mask Ordin...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID-19 Cases Reported As Daily Death Count Hits Lowest Figure In Weeks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID-19 Cases Reported As Daily Death Count Hits Lowest Figure In Weeks

In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 308 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and four more deaths -- the lowest daily death figure since mid-Apr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID...→

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday as the state reported nearly 3,000 new cases and a dozen new deaths. With 2,929 new COVID-19 cases, the stat [...] Read full article: Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases...→

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

The positivity rate for COVID-19 is up but hospitalizations are down. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says two testing sites will stay open despite a federal funding cut. Read full article: Infection rate up slightly as state surp...→

Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state site will get free masks

Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state site will get free masks

Every Texan that gets tested for COVID-19 at a state-run mobile testing site will receive four surgical masks. Read full article: Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death Count; Most Cases In Santa Ana, Anaheim

OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death Count; Most Cases In Santa Ana, Anaheim

Supervisor Don Wagner said the hospitalization rate includes patients who may have been brought to a hospital for an unrelated issue such as a "slip and fall'' [...] Read full article: OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death C...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

COVID-19 infections hit new highs in several states as US caseload grows

COVID-19 infections hit new highs in several states as US caseload grows

After trending downward for six weeks, the U.S. caseload has been growing again for over a week, particularly in the South and West. Read full article: COVID-19 infections hit new highs in sev...→

Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine

Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said Wednesday they will implement a mandatory quarantine on visitors to their states from viral hotspots [...] Read full article: Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID...→

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...→

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Republican governors in Florida, Texas and Arizona warn of rising caseloads and advocate mask-wearing, social distancing. Read full article: Trump swing state allies break with Whit...→

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...→

WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops

WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops

The number of coronavirus-related daily deaths in the U.S. has fallen for the past four days, according to the World Health Organization. Read full article: WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops...→

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...→

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...→

Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back Reopening

Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back Reopening

As California hit a 3,792 COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend, Gov. Newsom warned Monday that tougher restrictions could once again be enforced. Read full article: Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Of...→

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...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as US sees surge in infections in states across South and West

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as US sees surge in infections in states across South and West

The disturbing signs in the Sunshine State as well as places like Arizona, Alabama, Texas and South Carolina are raising fears that the progress won after mont [...] Read full article: COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting death by LA deputy

2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting death by LA deputy

Two Democratic lawmakers called Sunday for California's Attorney General to investigate the fatal shooting of a young man by a Los Angeles County sheriff's dep [...] Read full article: 2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting...→

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic as the numbers of new cases and hospitalization [...] Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing...→

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

The positivity rate for COVID-19 is up but hospitalizations are down. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says two testing sites will stay open despite a federal funding cut. Read full article: Infection rate up slightly as state surp...→

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

More Illinois residents died in April than in any other month since at least 1999, but not all the additional deaths are attributed to known COVID-19 cases. Read full article: Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, bu...→

Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state site will get free masks

Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state site will get free masks

Every Texan that gets tested for COVID-19 at a state-run mobile testing site will receive four surgical masks. Read full article: Every Texan tested for COVID-19 at state...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large July 4 gatherings as state sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large July 4 gatherings as state sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday urged residents to take actions to limit the spread of the new coronavirus — including forgoing large parties or cookouts to cele [...] Read full article: Polis urges Coloradans to avoid large Ju...→

OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death Count; Most Cases In Santa Ana, Anaheim

OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death Count; Most Cases In Santa Ana, Anaheim

Supervisor Don Wagner said the hospitalization rate includes patients who may have been brought to a hospital for an unrelated issue such as a "slip and fall'' [...] Read full article: OC Reports Highest One-Day COVID Death C...→

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...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

COVID-19 infections hit new highs in several states as US caseload grows

COVID-19 infections hit new highs in several states as US caseload grows

After trending downward for six weeks, the U.S. caseload has been growing again for over a week, particularly in the South and West. Read full article: COVID-19 infections hit new highs in sev...→

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to tell visitors from states with high COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to tell visitors from states with high COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wed [...] Read full article: New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to ...→

Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine

Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said Wednesday they will implement a mandatory quarantine on visitors to their states from viral hotspots [...] Read full article: Tri-State to Require Visitors From COVID...→

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...→

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

According to ISP, a driver struck a trooper's squad car while he was on a traffic stop near 79th and Michigan. Read full article: Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured I...→

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...→

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Trump swing state allies break with White House on Covid-19

Republican governors in Florida, Texas and Arizona warn of rising caseloads and advocate mask-wearing, social distancing. Read full article: Trump swing state allies break with Whit...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

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...→

WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops

WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops

The number of coronavirus-related daily deaths in the U.S. has fallen for the past four days, according to the World Health Organization. Read full article: WHO: US COVID-19 Daily Death Rate Drops...→

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...→

Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around the world show pandemic battle not over

Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around the world show pandemic battle not over

The United States has the most infections and deaths by far in the world, with 2.3 million cases and over 120,000 confirmed virus-related deaths. Read full article: Rising COVID-19 infections in US, around...→

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...→

Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back Reopening

Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back Reopening

As California hit a 3,792 COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend, Gov. Newsom warned Monday that tougher restrictions could once again be enforced. Read full article: Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Of...→

Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVID Hot Spots to Quarantine Or Prove Negative Test

Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVID Hot Spots to Quarantine Or Prove Negative Test

Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, possibly along with other states in the region, are expected to release details about a potential partnership where each [...] Read full article: Tri-State May Require Visitors From COVI...→

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...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, another 462 infected

State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, another 462 infected

Illinois health officials announced Monday another 26 residents have died from COVID-19, while an additional 462 people have become infected with the disease. Read full article: State reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths, an...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Michelle Beckley has requested that Denton County Judge Andy Eads institute a mask ordinance to “alleviate uncertainty and provide consist [...] Read full article: State Representative Requests Mask Ordin...→

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as US sees surge in infections in states across South and West

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as US sees surge in infections in states across South and West

The disturbing signs in the Sunshine State as well as places like Arizona, Alabama, Texas and South Carolina are raising fears that the progress won after mont [...] Read full article: COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Florida as...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID-19 Cases Reported As Daily Death Count Hits Lowest Figure In Weeks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID-19 Cases Reported As Daily Death Count Hits Lowest Figure In Weeks

In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 308 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and four more deaths -- the lowest daily death figure since mid-Apr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: 308 More COVID...→

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday as the state reported nearly 3,000 new cases and a dozen new deaths. With 2,929 new COVID-19 cases, the stat [...] Read full article: Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting death by LA deputy

2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting death by LA deputy

Two Democratic lawmakers called Sunday for California's Attorney General to investigate the fatal shooting of a young man by a Los Angeles County sheriff's dep [...] Read full article: 2 lawmakers want state probe of shooting...→