LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has reported a spike in new coronavirus cases, confirming 921 new cases and finding 203 probable new cases in its latest daily report. The new cases reported Thursday of the virus that causes COVID-19 brought to 81,531 the number of confirmed cases and 3,290 probable cases since the pandemic began. The Department of Health on Thursday said 15 new COVID-19 fatalities brought the state’s death toll since the pandemic began to 1,384, including both confirmed and probable cases. Figures from Johns Hopkins University show that the state ranks sixth in the country for new cases per capita.
By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has pushed troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major retailer to meet that fate. Texas-based Penney said […]
By STEPHEN WHYNO, the Associated Press Dallas defenseman Roman Polak and Vancouver forward Sven Baertschi have joined the list of players who won’t be reporting to training camp for the resumption of the NHL season. […]
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ governor wants to spend $22 million to hire contact tracers to track the spread of the coronavirus. That’s as the state reports near-record increases in virus […]