Congressional Republicans have expressed urgency towards passing another stimulus bill.
The surgeon general has urged the public to practice social distancing ahead of the holiday weekend. On Friday, Jerome Adams asked people to wear face coverings while going out or being around people.
State governments across the U.S. have shared their plans for starting the next academic school year amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Officials have been challenged with deciding what works for their region, while national agencies outlined different strategies to the public.
Customs and Border Protection agents said the president’s virus policies have helped prevent the spread of COVID-19 across the border. One America’s Christina Bobb sat down with Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan to discuss how the agency is helding border policy during the pandemic.
An old Afghanistan factory has been repurposed to help coronavirus patients. During the pandemic, Najibullah Seddiqi reopened his oxygen factory to give free oxygen to those with COVID-19.
President Trump touted small businesses and vendors at the White House “Spirit of America” event. Thursday’s showcase put a spotlight on American businesses that are staying afloat during the pandemic.
Florida set a new record of daily coronavirus cases after it reported more than 10,000 new infections this week. The state’s Department of Health has confirmed there were 10,108 new cases reported in the state on Wednesday, along with 68 deaths.
The number of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. has hit a new high. According to Johns Hopkins University, over 50,000 new cases were reported in the states on Wednesday.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered bars and indoor dining to close in certain counties of the state as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. On Wednesday, he announced the order will apply to 19 counties, closing all indoor restaurants, movie theaters, zoos, museums and entertainment centers.