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How The U.S. Ranks On COVID-19 Deaths Per Capita — And By Case Count

[NPR] During an interview that aired on Axios on HBO on Monday night, President Trump was interviewed by journalist Jonathan Swan. One of the topics: the number of deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19. Swan noted that there are about 1,000 deaths a day in the United States. Trump responded that the U.S. “is […]

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MLB calls off Cardinals-Brewers game due to positive coronavirus tests

[ESPN, AP] Two St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for the coronavirus, resulting in Major League Baseball postponing Friday afternoon’s game at the Milwaukee Brewers, it was announced. The Cardinals said they learned about the positive tests late Thursday night and have instructed all players and staff to self-isolate in their hotel rooms […]

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Next stimulus bill: HEALS Act would offer more than just another check

[CNET] A new $1,200 stimulus check could be just one of the benefits you might receive from the HEALS Act. Here are the other incentives proposed to offset the worst financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. […]

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Louie Gohmert, who refused to wear a mask, tests positive for coronavirus

[Politico, Getty Images] The Texas Republican received the diagnosis during a pre-screening procedure at the White House on Wednesday morning. Rep. Louie Gohmert — a Texas Republican who has been walking around the Capitol without a mask — has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to multiple sources. Gohmert was […]

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Majority of Nationals Voted Against Playing Marlins After COVID Outbreak

[Bleacher Report, AP] The “vast majority” of Washington Nationals players reportedly voted against going to Miami this weekend for a three-game series against the Miami Marlins, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. In team vote, vast majority of Nationals players voted against going to Miami for three-game series this weekend, sources tell The Athletic. […]

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Europe faces down a second coronavirus pandemic wave

[NBC NEWS, AP] “No country is in red zone,” Enric Alvarez of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia said. “But lots are in the yellow zone.” BARCELONA, Spain — A resurgence of coronavirus cases in Spain and beyond have people questioning if Europe, which has already been traumatized by more than 181,000 deaths […]

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Rockets’ Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus

[ESPN] Houston Rockets star guard Russell Westbrook announced that he tested positive for the coronavirus before the team departed for Walt Disney World. Westbrook, co-star James Harden and recent addition Luc Mbah a Moute did not travel with the Rockets to Orlando, Florida. Coach Mike D’Antoni said Sunday he hoped all three players would be […]

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joins Gov. Cuomo’s coronavirus briefing

[NEW YORK POST] Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday promised to help Atlanta conduct testing and contact tracing of people exposed to the deadly coronavirus amid a record surge in cases there. During a coronavirus briefing with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Cuomo, speaking from Manhattan, said he would send a team of […]

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CHICAGO QUARANTINE: Emergency Travel Order Takes Effect

[ABC NEWS] CHICAGO (WLS) — An emergency order instructing anyone traveling to Chicago from 15 states that have seen a surge in COVID-19 cases to self-quarantine for two weeks went into effect Monday. Travelers from the following states are affected: -Alabama-Arkansas-Arizona-California-Florida-Georgia-Idaho-Louisiana-Mississippi-North Carolina-Nevada-South Carolina-Tennessee-Texas-Utah The order will remain in effect until […]

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