Testing for COVID-19 has improved but remains a major stumbling block for reopening as large and small communities across the United States try to resume a more normal pace of life.
By Laura Santhanam
Offering the test at home would have required three hours of uninterrupted internet access.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
In a potent new symbol of the risk, Trump addressed a Rose Garden audience filled with mask-wearing administration officials. That was after two known cases of COVID-19 among staffers in one of the most-protected complexes in America sent three of…
By Zeke Miller, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
He's claimed that the United States is on par with Germany in keeping down COVID-19 deaths, which is not the case in mortality reports. He's brushed off projections that deaths in his country will double from earlier forecasts, misrepresenting how…
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday closed all beaches in Orange County after thousands flocked to the coast amid the ongoing global pandemic. The move came as pressure has been mounting on officials to reopen some business in the state.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
Actually, Trump is nowhere close in his prediction of providing 5 million tests a day, according to his own federal “testing czar.”…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Matthew Perrone, Jason Dearen, Nicky Forster, Associated Press
With no specific guidelines, states are left to figure out what a successful testing program should be while they simultaneously try to reopen their shattered economies.
By Jeff Amy, Russ Bynum, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he “disagreed strongly” with the decision by Georgia's Republican governor to reopen salons, gyms and other nonessential businesses later this week, saying, “It's just too soon.”…
By Jonathan Lemire, Marina Villeneuve, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The New York governor said he told Trump that a rapid increase in testing was a crucial “benchmark” that his state and others need before they can safely reopen the economy and help communities return to a semblance of normalcy.
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