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About a month ago, Chicago health officials were optimistic the city could start its school year with a hybrid learning plan, but now, the district has announced it will start entirely remote in the fall, marking a sharp shift for parents and students. The reason behind the change in plans, officials said, was Chicago’s climbing …

Six months into the COVID-19 shutdowns, some people are letting their guard down and it’s raising concerns. A UCSF infectious disease doctor says the crowd at Dolores Park this past weekend looked like a big pre-COVID picnic. Doctor Peter Chin-Hong says many people were in the social distancing circles but they weren’t wearing masks and …

A car’s diesel soot caused a large Southern California wildfire that forced the evacuation of thousands and is threatening hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday. In an interview, a spokesman with the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, said that witnesses saw a car shooting large diesel particles out of its …

Summit County Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer remembers watching the movie thriller “Mission Impossible” in the mid-’90s and thinking how nice it would be to communicate with multiple people at once, all in different locations. Fast forward to 2020 and Stormer and other judges in Summit County and across the country are doing this daily using …

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) stands in front of a social poster in central Kyiv, Ukraine July 30, 2020. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo KYIV (Reuters) – Health officials in Ukraine, which has seen a spike in coronavirus cases this week, said on Saturday the …

Will County health officials say multiple people who attended a privately held prom with hundreds of students and chaperones in northwest Indiana last week have tested positive for COVID-19 – issuing a stern warning against holding similar events in the future as the coronavirus pandemic continues. In speaking to multiple residents of the Frankfort area …

Fauci and other federal officials testify on Trump administration’s coronavirus response July 31, 2020 8:36 AM Site staff Posted: July 31, 2020 8:36 AM Updated: July 31, 2020 8:37 AM COPYRIGHT 2020 BY WKBT/News8000.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN OR REDISTRIBUTED. Comments comments Source link

White House officials on Sunday again suggested the best way to proceed with coronavirus relief is to split the Democratic $3.4 billion plan into pieces and pass some measures quickly while debate lingers on other items. In an interview on ABC News’ “This Week,” White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said he thought Congress …

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin health officials report 830 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. That brings the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state to 42,315 since the pandemic began. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports the positive cases make up 10.3% of the 8,089 tests processed since Saturday. Read More: …

The state is “not going to be prosecuting people” for not wearing masks, Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters during a Saturday briefing in St. Augustine. Coronavirus cases kept climbing Saturday around the United States. Texas reported over 10,000 new positive cases for the fifth day in a row, according to the state’s health officials. In …