Masks are now required in 28 states across the country and recommended by the CDC and World Health Organization, according to CNBC. Many private businesses, including Walmart and Starbucks require face masks while in their stores, even if they are in a state that does not mandate face masks for residents.
However, in a round of interviews today Mr Clarke insisted that the reopening of schools in September was ‘not up for debate’ and will definitely go ahead. While stressing that the test and trace system was ‘delivering’, he said: ‘There’s always more to be done, we’re very honest about the fact this is a challenge.
The health ministry has said that the country’s reports to the World Health Organization are ‘transparent’ and ‘far from any deviations’. Pictured, Muslims perform Eid al-Adha prayer Imamzadeh Panj Tan Tomb despite the announcement of the government banning the mass prayers due to coronavirus in Tehran on July 31
The interview was recorded last Tuesday, before the coronavirus-related death toll in the U.S. surpassed 150,000. The current death toll reached more than 155,000 as of Tuesday morning, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. currently has a seven-day average of 1,069 deaths per day, according to New York Times data.
On Tuesday, Amritsar district reported 21 fresh Covid cases, out of which 10 are locally transmitted cases and 11 are close contacts of positive patients. Also, deputy commissioner of police (DCP, Amritsar), Jagmohan Singh, who tested positive for the virus on July 28, recovered on Tuesday.
Mumbai: Maharashtra recorded 7,760 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the state’s COVID-19 tally to 4,57,956. Also, 300 people succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 in the state to 16,142 and the fatality rate to 3.52 per cent, as per the latest information shared by the state health department. Here […]
11:29 a.m. Low-income students on Peninsula to get free internet: San Mateo County will provide high-speed internet to disadvantaged students, using nearly $3 million in federal CARES Act funding, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday. The pilot program focuses on three school districts whose students are struggling most with distance learning, providing about half of […]
“She is looking forward to her own recovery because this was a traumatising event for her. She has been really worried because she really thought this was going to be the end of her.
There was confusion about whether ballots sent in the pre-paid envelopes should be postmarked. Many were not postmarked, leading those received after June 23 to be disqualified. It’s possible that thousands of more ballots postmarked after Election Day were sent to voters with too little time to fill them out and return them.
Britons are already making the most of a 50 per cent discount on meals and soft drinks after a new scheme launched this morning at more than half of the UK’s restaurants, cafes and pubs; Spain urged Britain to lift its coronavirus quarantine on the Balearic and Canary islands, claiming that new data showed the […]