US neas 150,000 deaths; Arizona protesters demand in-person classes; McDonald’s to close 200 US restaurants
President Donald Trump called the Senate Republican’s coronavirus economic stimulus package “semi-relevant” as the U.S. approaches 150,000 COVID-19 deaths Wednesday. The president told reporters Tuesday the $1 trillion package proposal has provisions that he doesn’t support.
Florida, meanwhile, reported more than 9,000 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday and a new record of 186 deaths. In Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown announced students in most counties will likely not return to in-person classroom instruction this fall as counties must report 10 or fewer new cases per 100,000 residents over seven days.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee revealed his school reopening plan: people must quarantine for 10 days immediately after testing positive for COVID-19 or when symptoms begin.
Here are some significant developments:
📈 Today’s numbers: The U.S. is nearing 150,000 deaths and has reported over 4.3 million cases of the coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University. Worldwide, there have been over 660,000 deaths and