With the U.S. surpassing 1,000 deaths and nearing 81,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, many health officials said an April 12 reopening would be too early. But Trump reiterated during his press briefing late Thursday afternoon that the country can’t stay closed for long.
The study garnered worldwide attention because of the massive number of projected deaths, though the researchers noted that the doomsday scenario was unlikely to happen.
Nearly 3.3 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week, a record number as businesses were forced to shut down to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The White House Coronavirus Task Force and others have pointed to the resilience of the American people, and specifically, companies and businesses that are stepping up to help local, state, and federal agencies combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Sanders received 57.9% of the vote to former Vice President Joe Biden’s 22.7%. The two were the only candidates to receive the 15% of the vote required to be allocated delegates at the Democratic National Convention.
Pelosi’s coronavirus plan includes mandatory voting by mail. That means the next president would be determined by ballots that have been marked behind closed doors by who knows who, perhaps collected and dropped in the mail by another who knows who.
A New Hampshire judge has ruled that Gov. Chris Sununu acted legally when he issued an order last week banning crowds of 50 or more in the state.
About $250 billion of the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package that U.S. senators agreed to early Wednesday would go to American families in the form of direct payments.
Gov. Chris Sununu urged New Hampshire residents to follow social distancing guidelines but did not order a shelter in place directive as the state recorded its first death from the novel coronavirus.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing a stimulus bill that calls for millions in additional funding for various, seemingly unrelated agencies while providing no funding to Customs and Border Protection or Immigration or Customs Enforcement (ICE).
We have seen several glimmers of hope, particularly in the realm of pharmaceuticals, although these treatments are far from certain and will take time to become available.