Stories tagged: "COVID-19"

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

On Thursday, Florida saw 10,109 new confirmed cases, setting a new record for the highest single-day total.

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Native Tribal Leaders Call for the Removal of Mount Rushmore Ahead of Trump’s Photo-Op

A day before President Donald Trump attends a Fourth of July celebration at Mount Rushmore, Native American advocates raised their voices in protest of the controversial landmark that was built on sacred land by an artist with ties to the KKK.

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.

COVID Parties: Yes, They Are Real and Wildly Dangerous

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, a new trend — "COVID parties" — is making matters worse. This dangerous practice is becoming a trend across the nation.

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Fireworks or Concerts? How About Superstars? Here Are the Best Ways to Safely Celebrate July 4 at Home

You can enjoy July 4 safely with great music and spectacular fireworks, all from the comfort of home. Here's a list of virtual events for the family.

Kids Need Protection From COVID Too. Here Is Your July 4 Guide to Keeping Them Safe.

This Fourth of July promises to be strikingly different from previous years. Here's how to protect your kids from COVID this holiday weekend.

In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.