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Coronavirus News: Sunday, August 30 – California Surpasses 700,000 Cases, Colleges Fight Outbreaks

Coronavirus News: Sunday, August 30 – California Surpasses 700,000 Cases, Colleges Fight Outbreaks

The worldwide number of virus cases, which topped the 25 million mark on Saturday, now stands at 25.28 million, an increase of almost 258,000 cases in the past 24 hours.  The number of deaths stands at over 848,462, and over 17.61 million people have recovered, based on data compiled by Worldometer, a service that aggregates and makes available world statistics.
The United States continues to lead the world in the number …

JW Marriott Hotel Opens Near Disneyland

JW Marriott Hotel Opens Near Disneyland

Marriott International announced that the opening of the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort will take place on August 19, 2020.
The new resort is part of the Anaheim GardenWalk, an outdoor shopping and entertainment area located near Disneyland Resort and the Anaheim Convention Center.
The modern 466-key hotel features a sweeping lobby with warm wood paneling and rustic tones, in addition to a variety of modern artworks and augmented reality technology. Guest rooms include …

Coronavirus News: Friday, August 14 – Over 21 Million Cases, Dr. Fauci Warns Against Herd Immunity

Coronavirus News: Friday, August 14 – Over 21 Million Cases, Dr. Fauci Warns Against Herd Immunity

The worldwide number of virus cases crossed the 21 million mark Thursday and now stands currently at 21.09 million.  Over 757,000 people have died thus far and 13. million have recovered.
The United States reported more than 1,500 new coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, marking the deadliest day for the country since the end of May. The country has averaged over 1,000 deaths per day over the past two weeks.
Despite improvements in …

Coronavirus News: Sunday, August 9 – As Cases Surpass 5 Million, Trump Issues Aid Order

Coronavirus News: Sunday, August 9 – As Cases Surpass 5 Million, Trump Issues Aid Order

The worldwide number of virus cases stands currently at 19.3 million.  Almost 720,000 people have died thus far and 12.45 million have recovered.
The United States crossed the 5 million mark on Saturday, and currently stands at 5.15 million.   President Trump took executive action to extend a variety of pandemic relief benefits as talks between the White House and Democraticand Republican lawmakers bogged down.  The benefits include a federal eviction ban, …

Coronavirus News: August 1 – California First State with 500,000 Cases, Infections Rise in Germany

Coronavirus News: August 1 – California First State with 500,000 Cases, Infections Rise in Germany

California becomes first state to surpass 500,000 cases in troubling milestone as it broke the previous record for daily Covid-19 deaths.
In Germany, the number of new daily coronavirus cases topped 800 after remaining below 500 for weeks, the Robert Koch Institut said earlier in the week.
Meanwhile, the Canadian government is cracking down on those individuals who are traveling through the country to reach the state of Alaska.  Americans and visitors …

Coronavirus News: July 27 – National Security Advisor Tests Positive, Virus Cancels Baseball, Birx Urges States to Close Bars

Coronavirus News: July 27 – National Security Advisor Tests Positive, Virus Cancels Baseball, Birx Urges States to Close Bars

Officials recorded over 1,000 deaths in the United States for four days in a row, prompting a group of 150 prominent medical experts to sign a letter sent to members of Congress, state governors, and the Trump administration. “Right now, we are on a path to lose more than 200,000 American lives by November 1st. Yet, in many states people can drink in bars, get a haircut, eat inside a …

Coronavirus News: July 23 – California Sets Single Day Record for Cases, More States Mandate Masks

Coronavirus News: July 23 – California Sets Single Day Record for Cases, More States Mandate Masks

Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance for individuals who are recovering from Covid-19.  In general, patients would be judged to have recovered if ten days have passed since they first felt ill provided they no longer have any symptoms. In addition, those who test positive for the virus but remain asymptomatic may exit self-isolation ten days after their first positive test.
The State of California …