06 July 2020


Miami mayor says city 'breaking record after record after record' of coronavirus cases (2)
By Regina Zilbermints - 07/05/20 09:57 AM EDT Miami Mayor Francis Suarez (R) said Sunday he's hopeful measures put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus will prevent city officials from needing to enact even more dramatic restrictions in the coming weeks. Both Miami and Florida are seeing record numbers of new COVID-19 infections.
FDA commissioner pressed by Sunday show hosts over Trump's claim '99 percent' of coronavirus cases 'harmless' (2)
Stephen Hahn reiterated that Americans should follow the health guidelines laid out by the CDC and the White House task force By Bradford Betz | Fox News close Video Deep partisan divide over virus As Trump hails a different surge, in new jobs. FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn on Sunday refused to comment when pressed by multiple Sunday show hosts over President Trump's suggestion the previous day that 99 percent of coronavirus cases were "harmless."
US dips under 50,000 new coronavirus cases (1)
AP | Jul 5, 2020, 14:57 IST BALTIMORE: The United States has dipped under 50,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for the July 4th Independence Day weekend will act like rocket fuel for the nation's surging outbreak. Johns Hopkins counted 45,300 new coronavirus infections in the US on Saturday after three days in which the daily count reached as high as 54,500 new cases.
Opacity in PM Cares Fund putting lives at risk: Rahul Gandhi (1)
Rahul Gandhi tweeted a news report about a private firm providing substandard ventilators, procured using the PM Cares Fund. Press Trust of India New Delhi July 6, 2020 UPDATED: July 6, 2020 04:11 IST Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that PM CARES Fund is 'ensuring public money is used to buy sub-standard products'.
9 mins ago Houston mayor: Hospitals could face "serious, serious trouble" in 2 weeks (1)
Rashaan Ayesh Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner told CBS on Sunday that "if they don't get our hands around this virus quickly, in about two weeks, our hospital system could be in serious, serious trouble." Why it matters: Turner said they can always add more beds, but the "major problem" will be ensuring there is enough medical staffing to care for the sick.
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