COVID-19 news from across the United States

  17m ago Pope ends public audiences amid virus surge in Italy The Vatican is ending Pope Francis’ general audiences with the public amid a surge in coronavirus cases in Italy and a confirmed infection at last week’s encounter. The Vatican says Francis would resume livestreaming his weekly catechism More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Germany imposes partial lockdown for November to control spread of coronavirus

Berlin — With coronavirus infections on the rise, German officials announced on Wednesday new restrictions and a partial lockdown for the month of November to try and bring COVID-19’s spread back under More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Hundreds of inmates test positive as COVID-19 rips through New York prison

A coronavirus outbreak has ripped through an upstate New York prison where access to medical services and sanitation have long been criticized by advocates and many inmates housed in the facility. Nearly 40% More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Pope Francis continues to shun protective mask despite “this lady called COVID”

Pope Francis has blamed “this lady called COVID” for forcing him to keep his distance again from the faithful during his general audience, which was far smaller than usual amid soaring coronavirus More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Lakers and Dodgers fans “likely” fueling rise in coronavirus cases, LA County says

The success of the Los Angeles Lakers and Dodgers are bringing fans together in the LA area and it is “highly likely” that is helping drive an uptick in coronavirus cases, the Los Angeles County More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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France hits new record of daily COVID-19 cases: “We have lost control of the epidemic”

Virus patients now occupy more than half of France’s intensive care units, and some doctors are urging tougher restrictions after another record jump in confirmed infections. Dr. Jean-Francois Delfraissy, More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Spain orders nationwide curfew amid coronavirus resurgence

Buckling under the resurgence of the coronavirus in Europe, the Spanish government on Sunday declared a national state of emergency that includes an overnight curfew in hopes of not repeating the near collapse More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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El Paso imposes curfew as COVID-19 cases overwhelm hospitals: “We are in a crisis stage”

Residents in the Texas border city of El Paso have been urged to stay home for two weeks as a spike in coronavirus cases overwhelms hospitals. The crisis prompted the state to dedicate part of the city’s More...

By admin On Sunday, October 25th, 2020
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Italy imposing early curfew for eateries and closing gyms, pools and movie theaters as COVID-19 cases rise

Italy’s leader imposed at least a month of new restrictions across the country Sunday to fight rising coronavirus infections, shutting down gyms, pools and movie theaters, putting an early curfew on cafes More...

By admin On Sunday, October 25th, 2020
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Texas governor requests use of El Paso-area military hospital for non-COVID-19 patients as cases surge

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday requested to use a medical center at Fort Bliss for non-COVID-19 patients as coronavirus cases surge in the El Paso area. The request comes as COVID-19 cases have been More...