WASHINGTON >> House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core problems bedeviling the effort remain in place despite optimistic talk from the president and his team.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell will hold a media briefing at 12 p.m. outside the Honolulu Zoo to announce quarantine and isolation facilities in Waikiki, in partnership with the Hawaii State Department of Health, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on Oahu.
Hawaii recorded 39 new infections statewide, bringing the totals since the start of the pandemic to 14,068 cases, health officials said today.
NEW YORK >> Twitter blocked a post Sunday from an adviser to President Donald Trump who suggested that masks do not work to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
GAMPELA, Burkina Faso >> The chain breaks here, in a tiny medical clinic in Burkina Faso that went nearly a year without a working refrigerator.
ATLANTA >> At 90 years old and living through a global pandemic, Hannah Carson knows time may be short. She wasted no time returning her absentee ballot for this year’s election.
LONDON >> The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world.
The city has announced free COVID-19 testing will be available at the Waikiki Shell and Pearl City Walmart today and Tuesday.