AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas continued an upward trend in hospitalizations of coronavirus patients and set a new one-day high Monday for the seventh time in eight days. That trend has local officials in some of the state’s largest cities pleading with residents to be diligent about social distancing and other measures such as wearing masks. Texas health officials reported 2,326 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 and 1,254 new cases. That’s the most new cases reported for a Monday, which is typically the lowest day of the week for new virus cases.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas will allow restaurants to reopen their dining rooms May 11 on a limited basis as the state begins lifting restrictions on businesses imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. […]
By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MARSHALL RITZEL NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the New York City mother became one of the country’s first […]