More states were slowing reopening plans Monday amid a national boom in coronavirus cases, although one Arizona mayor is unmoved by the ominous trend in his state.
And a drug company has set a steep price for remdesivir, a drug that has proven to shorten recovery times by about 31% for severe COVID-19 patients.
Nashville, Tennessee, will require masks starting Monday. California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered bars in eight counties to close Sunday, days after governors in Florida and Texas issued similar, wide-ranging edicts. San Francisco Mayor London Breed halted its plans for businesses that were scheduled to reopen Monday. The state of Washington paused its fourth and final reopening phase.
In Arizona, the number of confirmed cases increased by more than 3,850 on Sunday. Meanwhile, the mayor of a town in an eastern part of the state said that he has no plans to cancel a slew of upcoming