Hospitalizations due to the coronavirus have increased about 50 percent over the last two weeks in the state California. On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced there is close to 6,000 people hospitalized in the state.
Atlanta, Georgia Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has tested positive for coronavirus. While taking to Twitter Monday, she confirmed she has COVID-19, but noted that she doesn’t have any symptoms.
President Trump will travel to New Hampshire later this week for the latest stop in his 2020 reelection campaign. In a news release Sunday, the Trump campaign announced the president will be delivering remarks to a crowd of supporters at a ‘Make America Great Again’ rally at the Portsmouth International Airport this Saturday.
Democrat Sen. Tammy Duckworth, one of Joe Biden’s potential running mates, recently avoided discussing the removal of historical monuments. In an interview Sunday, the senator said while she’s willing to hear from those who want to remove the statues, she has other priorities.
Following the recent spike in coronavirus cases, the White House gave an update on the development of a potential vaccine.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is soon expected to receive results from various clinical trials of drugs, which could be effective in treating COVID-19 patients. On Friday, WHO officials confirmed the first results should be seen within the next two weeks.
The U.S. reported its highest daily coronavirus case number to date on Thursday. The country reported over 55,220 new cases, breaking the record set the day prior by nearly 2,000 cases.
Florida’s Miami-Dade County has enacted a curfew ahead of the holiday weekend. According to reports, Mayor Carlos Giménez issued an overnight curfew, which will last from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the next day.
The growing list of lawsuits filed against Texas officials just got a little longer following the governor’s latest coronavirus order. According to reports, Texans living in counties with at least 20 positive cases are now required to wear a face mask in public.