Maine governor calls for courage in fighting ‘unseen’ killer

The agency “in the coming days” will begin providing information on new and active cases at the town level, or perhaps even on a more “granular” level than that, said Dr. Nirav Shah, the Maine CDC director. The state currently breaks down the testing data by county.

Skipping a mask, Trump says he’s ‘met the moment’ on testing

The upbeat message was undercut by the new protective measures implemented to keep Trump safe, evidenced by the absence of Vice President Mike Pence and three of the nation’s top medical experts, who were in various states of isolation after two cases of COVID-19 were confirmed among staffers in one of the most-protected complexes in […]

US government sees record monthly deficit of $737.9 billion

Treasury normally runs surpluses in April as the government revenues swell because of the annual April filing deadline for tax payments. But this year, among the many measures the government has taken to try to cushion the blow of the coronavirus shutdowns, the April 15 tax deadline has been deferred to July 15.

Republican National Committee Sues California To Halt Vote-By-Mail For November General Election

(CNN) — The Republican National Committee and other Republican groups have filed a lawsuit against California to stop the state from mailing absentee ballots to all voters ahead of the 2020 general election, a move that was made in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

PM Abe says Japan to lift limits on regional travel from June 19 – Kyodo

FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe taking off his face mask as he arrives to speak to the media on Japan’s response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo May 21, 2020. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

Japan PM Abe: to lift state of emergency for all of Japan today

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that the state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan, and that the country managed to get the spread of the virus under control in under two months.

2030 club launches programs supporting Covid-19 affected members

Duong Long Thanh, chairman and general director of Thang Loi Group as well as the chairman of the 2030 Business Group, noted that scores of activities for members to learn about joining the global supply chain will be rolled out during the 10th term of the club’s board.

Congress set to reopen, but new virus aid faces divisions

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell countered that his priority is to shield health providers and business owners during the pandemic from what could be “the biggest trial lawyer bonanza in history.” He has suggested changing the laws to let states declare bankruptcy

‘Arf!’: Chatty Congress is learning to respect mute button

Some of the social media commentary suggested that people had an appetite for humor and competence amid the grim news. RoomRater, an anti-Trump Twitter feed that rates the backdrops of conference participants, noted Fauci’s book collection that spread over a set of shelves and a cart and spilled into a knee-high pile on the floor.

Venkaiah Naidu reviews preparedness for holding regular parliamentary panel meetings

New Delhi: With air and rail travel starting in a graded manner, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu reviewed the preparedness of the secretariats of both Houses of Parliament for regular meetings of department related parliamentary standing committees, sources said. It has been decided that officers of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, and […]