Coronavirus Live Blog 6.26.2020

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U.S. hits new single-day high for number of confirmed COVID-19 cases

CDC says for every known covid case there are 10 more that haven’t been documented

These are the countries seeing a surge in coronavirus cases

Brazil exceeds 1 million cases, may surpass the US 

The City That Builds Russia’s Nuclear Submarines Now Has Over 2,000 Covid-19 Cases 

Florida recorded nearly 9000 cases in one day

Miami Beach closing down restaurants having bar parties

Texas, Florida governors order bars closed, imposes new restrictions as cases surge

Texas pauses reopening plan and elective surgeries as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise

D-FW hospitals say they have enough COVID beds for the surge; the real challenge is staffing

Houston reaches covid hospital capacity.

Houston Judge issues stay at home advisory over outbreak 

Texas surprise birthday party infects 19 people, sends grandparents to the ICU

Many Houston restaurants return to take out only as cases rise 

Gov. Ducey: ‘Arizona on pause’ as more coronavirus case spikes expected

Fewer than 200 ICU beds available in Arizona as state reports more than 60,000 coronavirus cases

Arizona threatens liquor license of Scottsdale bars as social distancing rules ignored

Nevada issues new face mask order; Las Vegas visitors must now cover up

Newsom directs Imperial County to re-impose strict stay-at-home order

“After recording new rise in cases, SF suspends next phase of reopening

LA county has most cases in the US right now

4 suburban California counties behind dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations

‘Our guidelines are not suggestions’: L.A. County health director says thousands of businesses noncompliant as coronavirus transmissions increase

Antibodies found in 42 percent of residents of Austrian ski resort, one of Europe’s earliest clusters 

COVID-19 is more likely to hospitalize and even kill people with these preexisting conditions 

California’s spike in number of COVID-19 cases being fueled by rising infections in younger people

20-somethings now largest COVID-19 population in Minnesota Age-shift in the pandemic occurs amid reports of outbreaks related to reopened workplaces and bars.

Parties, not protests are fueling outbreaks 

Co-founder of ReOpen Maryland says he has tested positive for coronavirus 

American Air to book jets to capacity, shelve social distancing

TSA whistleblower says staff and passengers endangered by inaction during pandemic

Nearly one-third of Black Americans say they know someone who died from coronavirus 

More evidence emerges of COVID-19 slipping in through LAX — without travelers being warned

Fauci hints at new approach to COVID-19 testing

CVS Expands Free Coronavirus Testing To Santa Clara County – CVS is adding 35 free coronavirus test sites statewide including Santa Clara County’s first three locations.

‘Don’t be a sheep’: Sheriffs rebel against new statewide mask requirements 

Tesla gave workers permission to stay home rather than risk getting covid-19. Then it sent termination notices.

Far UVC light can be used to kill coronaviruses in public spaces without harming humans 

Moderna picks drugmaker Catalent to manufacture potential COVID-19 vaccine

Trump promised to pay for Covid care. But patients with long-term symptoms see huge bills. – Doctors are discovering life-threatening and costly long-term health effects ranging from kidney failure to heart and lung damage.

Trump administration ending support for drive-thru testing sites – Seven sites are in Texas, which is experiencing record numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.

Dozens of Secret Service officers and agents told to self-quarantine after Trump’s Tulsa rally 


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