FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Teams of military medics were deployed in Texas and California to help hospitals deluged by coronavirus patients. Miami area authorities, meanwhile, began stepping up enforcement Friday of a mask requirement. Those efforts echoed similar ones in many parts of the world to contain surging infections. Worldwide, the confirmed tally of cases is nearing 14 million. Several states have been reporting record numbers this week, contributing to a surge in the national death rate. The seven-day rolling average for daily new deaths has risen 34% from two weeks ago, while the case count in that period shot up 43%.
DALLAS (AP) — Texas reported 2,754 new cases of COVID-19 Monday and another 25 deaths from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. State health officials issued the counts after saying earlier that testing data […]
TEXARKANA — Two staff members for the Texarkana Arkansas School District (TASD) tested positive for the coronavirus, the district announced Monday. The district would not disclose at what school the two staff members work, only […]
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Rangers slugger Joey Gallo has tested positive for COVID-19, though the team said the All-Star right fielder is asymptomatic. General manager Jon Daniels said Monday that Gallo is isolated at […]