Vaccinations in Virginia continue to lag as the state approaches half a million doses distributed and the percentage of people testing positive climbs to nearly 16%, a first since early May.
Cory Johnson, who is set to be executed by the federal government on Jan. 14 for his involvement in Richmond’s deadly “Newtowne Gang,” is asking President Trump to commute his sentence to life without parole.
Federal officials notified Virginia on Thursday that the state will receive about 110,000 fewer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine than it was promised at the start of this month.
A Tweet by a Roanoke Valley funeral home president on the growing number of COVID-19 deaths locally, took off on social media. Sammy Oakey thinks a message from an undertaker was heard by people who have tired of hearing from public health officials.
Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday that he is considering further COVID-19 restrictions this week following upward trends since Thanksgiving and a weekend that saw the highest number of daily coronavirus cases ever recorded in Virginia, with 11,490 new infections coming in since Friday.
"He's done so much for the community," said Michelle Cook, his wife of 31 years. "And (he had) such a big heart. He gave so much of his time out of work."
Over the past two months, Nash County has become representative of a lot of the state's more rural counties: the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has almost doubled since Oct. 1, from about 2,500 to nearly 4,600. Deaths have increased by more than 150%.
The recession of 2007-2009 was sometimes called the "man-cession" because men were the most affected. The 2020 economic situation has been much worse for women. "We’re just trying to survive, trying to get through it."
A computer glitch with the company administering some COVID relief aid for Nebraska caused some applicants to miss out on assistance.
Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines and mayors from around the Triad are joining forces to ask Washington to pass federal assistance to help restaurants make it through the winter.
With the initial shipments of a new vaccine against COVID-19 potentially weeks away, Virginia is testing its plan for distributing the initially limited supply of the vaccine to the people who need it most — front-line medical workers and the employees and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
Groene said the “hate email” started when an email to colleagues was made public, along with “false accusations that I was irresponsible,” which he blamed on a senator “who is antagonistic toward me.”
Calling conditions in North Carolina "dire" for the future spread of COVID-19, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a new executive order on Monday tightening regulations that call for people to wear masks.
As of early Friday, the Cone Health had 125 patients with COVID-19, not including people in the emergency rooms. That's up from 119 on Thursday, 107 on Wednesday and 103 on Tuesday.
Gov. Pete Ricketts said the safest option for Thanksgiving is to reduce the size of gatherings — not get a test, then belly up at a big feast.
As the holidays approach, the Vint family is among thousands heading into their first such season without loved ones lost to the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
“I feel like there’s not enough of me to go around. I can’t be in all of my rooms all of the time,” one hospital worker said. “Some days I have left very ugly crying.”
About 20,000 out-of-work Virginians who are still receiving extended unemployment benefits during the pandemic are going to see those benefits end starting Saturday.
The governor, who did not rule out further restrictions, said "This is in your hands, Virginia — you know what to do. If we do the right things, we will keep the numbers down.”
A viral video of maskless Husker fans in party mode last weekend shows the challenge faced by college administrators in enforcing coronavirus rules.
"Our extremely committed doctors and nurses, our facilities and resources are becoming stretched," Cone Health CEO Terry Akin said.
The State Board of Elections on Monday delayed certification of the state’s election results until later this week, giving additional time to the Richmond voter registrar’s office, which is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak.
Teachers said they feel overwhelmed and overworked, especially where they have been asked to simultaneously teach both remote students and those in their classrooms.
The current surge of COVID patients in Nebraska hospitals drew concern Friday from the medical chiefs of three large Omaha-based health systems.
Wisconsin's first Coronavirus Relief Bill had opened up $75 million the governor could spend to address effects of the pandemic. But it was never used.
Nebraska released a statement saying the Big Ten rejected their request to play a nonconference game to make up for the canceled game against Wisconsin.
Omaha’s mask mandate and recent statewide coronavirus restrictions put in place by Gov. Pete Ricketts will not apply to the rally because it’s being held outdoors.
Through Oct. 3, Missourians receiving unemployment through all three major unemployment programs totaled about 160,000, well above the headline figure.
Asked about COVID-19 lawsuits, Durbin suggested the Centers for Disease Control write standards and practices businesses can use to demonstrate they followed minimum health standards.
The notice comes as both casinos, Hollywood Casino in Maryland Heights and River City Casino in Lemay, prepare to open Tuesday after being shut down for the COVID-19 pandemic for three months.
Close to 100 people lined up to enter the Lumiere Place casino downtown Monday. One woman in the front said she had been there since 6:30 a.m.