Stories tagged: "Coronavirus spike in cases"

Puerto Rico Sends in National Guard to Help During COVID-19 Outbreak

The high number of positive cases and scant awareness shown by some locals have led the government to request assistance from the armed forces.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in PR

The spike of coronavirus cases on the island is affecting first responders dramatically: 686 police officers are on quarantine.

Puerto Rico Rolls Back Reopening Over COVID-19 Spike. Here’s What’s Closing.

Gov. Wanda Vázquez announced the closure of several businesses and activities. The new measures are in place from Friday and will be on effect until July 31.

Texas Rep. Sylvia García Wants to Make Wearing a Face Mask Mandatory Inside Federal Buildings

With the increase of coronavirus cases, Democrats rally to support a bill that would make face masks mandatory inside federal buildings.

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Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months

On Monday, 204 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Puerto Rico after the long weekend, the highest number in the past three months. The first case in a long-term elderly care facility also surfaced.

Latinos Demand Action From Gov. Abbott as Community Sees Massive COVID Spike in Texas

LULAC has declared a statewide public health emergency for Latinos in Texas, and demand Gov. Abbott to take action to save lives as COVID-19 spike amongst Hispanics.