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Florida breaks daily coronavirus case record as concerns grow over July Fourth gatherings

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Florida recorded 11,400 new coronavirus cases in a single day, breaking its record. Infections are on the rise in nearly 40 states as beaches remain open and crowded in some parts of the country this holiday weekend.
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Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide over the July 4 holiday weekend.
Florida's daily case record Saturday, which comes after a week of record-breaking spikes in the Sunshine State and across the Sun Belt, is second only to New York state's one-day record of 11,571 new positive tests in mid-April .
Texas also hit a daily new case record Saturday with 8,258 new cases, according to its health department.
More than 2.8 million people in the U.S. have had...
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US marks subdued Fourth of July as coronavirus cases surge

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Independence Day celebrations began with daily records in new cases in Florida, at 11,458, and Texas, at 8,258.
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Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Some people filled pool noodles with nails and placed them in the road, causing significant damage to a patrol vehicle, police said. Read more ...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons is headed back to the operating room. The 76ers star will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee, according to multiple reports Saturday. He will... Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

The University of California announced Saturday all students, faculty and staff will be required to get the flu shot before Nov. 1. Read more ...

40 new COVID-19 cases reported by health officials in NH

40 new COVID-19 cases reported by health officials in NH

No new deaths or hospitalizations were reported Saturday Read more ...

Trump signs executive orders on Covid-19 relief after talks break down...

Trump signs executive orders on Covid-19 relief after talks break down between White House and Democrats

US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders giving extended economic relief to Americans struggling economically during the Covid-19 pandemic after negotiations with... Read more ...