Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, the Texas Municipal League is working with state and federal officials and city leaders to limit the spread of the virus, mitigate health and economic risk, and protect our communities.

TML has compiled these resources to assist your city in controlling the spread of the coronavirus and educating the public on prevention tips. We will update this page as new information develops.

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  1. Rural areas fear spread of virus as more hospitals close

    ...toward rural health care centers. As Pickens County Medical Center prepared to close on March 6, Mayor Mickey Walker organized a protest outside the public hospital that drew around 70 people — a big crowd...

  2. Toronto cancels city-led and permitted events to June 30

    ...it is canceling all city-led and permitted events through June 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor John Tory said that includes Pride Toronto in late June. Don Peat, a spokesman for the mayor, said...

  3. VERIFY: How local bans and quarantine orders are enforced

    ...isolation; penalties Governor Larry Hogan – Executive Order 20-03-30-01 Maryland Code § 18-907 Mayor Muriel Bowser – Mayor's Order 2020-053; stay-at-home order D.C. Code § 7–2307 D.C. Code § 7–140...

  4. Tips From Someone With 50 Years Of Social Distancing Experience

    ...has been doing this for almost 50 years. He's the only full-time resident of Gothic, Colo. "I'm the mayor and chief of police," he said. "I hold elections every year but I don't tell anybody when they are,...

  5. NYC Landmarks Convert To Hospitals In Midst Of Coronavirus Pandemic

    ...coronavirus. The city is set to lease thousands of hotel rooms, and in some cases, entire hotels. Mayor Bill de Blasio said that federal authorities are working to rent hotel rooms to serve as non-intensive...

  6. Governor extends stay-home order

    ...apart from others and not gathering in groups larger than 10 — should run through April. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that the city is renting nearly 300 hotel rooms for first responders who...

  7. 38 positive for coronavirus at Rikers, NYC jails

    ...serving sentences of less than a year. Such steps are needed, she said, to stem the tide of COVID-19. Mayor Bill de Blasio said 23 inmates were set to be released Sunday, all older and at a low risk of offending...

  8. Cruise ships are still scrambling for safe harbor

    ...Diadema berthed in Piombino on March 31, after being denied docking rights at other ports. Piombino’s mayor Francesco Ferrari said via a statement on his official Facebook page that “no gratitude” was necessary....

  9. Mayo Clinic claims it is ready for an influx of COVID-19 patients in Rochester

    ...and even crisis care if needed." Klein did not provide specific numbers of ventilators available at Mayor facilities in southeastern Minnesota or provide the number of available ICU beds. Minnesota Governor...

  10. Fake news or the truth? Russia cracks down on virus postings

    ...2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, left, and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin visit a call center of the emergency response center on control and monitoring of...

  11. Calls mount to close Grand Canyon after resident gets virus

    ...body of Tusayan, a town outside the Grand Canyon's South Rim entrance, hasn't taken a stance. But its mayor, Craig Sanderson, said he'd rather the park stay open. “I don’t want to see our public lands restricted...

  12. California cities want transparency rules waived in pandemic

    ...Federal agencies have cited the crisis in refusing to respond to records requests. In California, the mayor of San Francisco suspended the city's stringent Sunshine Law and Fresno's city council voted to suspend...

  13. The Latest: China reports 36 new COVID-19 cases

    ...and EMS members remain quarantined. Washington has identified 504 positive cases, with nine deaths. Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued a stay-home order for Washington’s approximately 700,000 residents. Neighboring...

  14. US coronavirus death toll now over 4,000

    ...continues to see sharp rise in cases Los Angeles County saw another increase in cases on Tuesday, with Mayor Eric Garcetti saying they've had 548 new cases in the past 24 hours. The county announced 342 new...

  15. Record one-day covid-19 counts reported in Virginia and Maryland

    ...they are consulting various computer models to get a sense of when the outbreak might peak. District Mayor Muriel Bowser, a Democrat, said the city will release a projection this week. To help with the rising...

  16. Someone says they have 2 million N95 masks for sale. The asking price is six times the usual cost.

    ...considered “exorbitant or excessive.” But a price of over $6 a mask struck Professor Emeritus Richard Alderman, director of the University of Houston’s Consumer Law Center, as high given that the masks, according...

  17. Coronavirus cases rise to 4,117 in Georgia, 125 deaths reported

    ...care or exercising. “Drastic measures must be taken to decelerate the spread of COVID-19,” Albany Mayor Bo Dorough said at a news conference Friday. “We anticipate the results of the more than 1,000 tests...

  18. Baltimore pastor vows to continue services despite coronavirus restrictions, visit from police

    ...department's day-to-day operations," said Gwynn, who called Gray's death "untimely and unnecessary." Then-Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, a Democrat, fired Batts three months later. Gwynn said he believes his...

  19. New Jersey death toll from COVID-19 approaching 300

    ...according to the governor. A closer look at the developments: ___ HOOP DREAMS Atlantic City's mayor says the NBA is considering holding some of its playoffs in the seaside resort. Mayor Marty Small...

  20. Number of Missouri COVID-19 cases jumps by nearly 300

    ...exceptional circumstances. Several health care organizations and Democratic politicians such as St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway — who is running...

  21. Illinois governor extends stay-at-home order to April 30

    ...apart from others and not gathering in groups larger than 10 —- should run through April. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that the city is renting nearly 300 hotel rooms for first responders working...

  22. Mexico shuts down Nogales border crossing indefinitely, limits cargo processing

    ...arcades and clubs were ordered to close and an emergency declaration was extended Tuesday by El Paso City Council to fight the spread of coronavirus. BRIANA SANCHEZ/EL PASO TIMES Fullscreen Bars on Cincinnati...

  23. Ohio Governor suggests stay-at-home order to extend past April 6

    ...supplies and overall availability, in case the state needs to move supplies around quickly. The Columbus mayor, the local homeless board and the YMCA plan to open a shelter to house homeless people who have COVID-19...

  24. 'Pandemic' scientist says his team has discovered potential cure for COVID-19

    ...RELATED: 'We need you': Gov. Newsom calls on health care workers amid coronavirus surge RELATED: Mayor Faulconer declares San Diego city employees 'disaster workers' RELATED: Coronavirus in San Diego...

  25. Restaurants find hope in delivering donated meals to hospitals

    ...regarded farmers. The purchases will restore some fraction of the income the restaurants lost when Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms closed Atlanta’s dining rooms on March 19. When Miller Union drew up its proposal,...

  26. How much you learn about COVID-19 cases in the St. Louis region depends on where you live

    ...for COVID-19 and a second had been hospitalized and was awaiting test results. Spokesmen for both Mayor Lyda Krewson and the St. Louis Police Department declined to confirm that information, saying they...

  27. Top doctor at Rikers Island calls the jail a 'public health disaster unfolding before our eyes'

    ...was responding to a letter that the district attorneys in all five of the city's boroughs sent to Mayor Bill de Blasio and his corrections commissioner on Monday, which was reported in the New York Times...

  28. A war like no other: Inside the Illinois National Guard’s unprecedented coronavirus mission

    ...bays, they lined up outside a converted garage on an adjacent lot. With a vigilance that would make Mayor Lori Lightfoot proud, a sergeant barked out orders whenever the space between the troops appeared...

  29. Some mayors take harder line than governors during coronavirus crisis

    ...campgrounds, RV parks and short-term vacation rentals to all but essential visitors. Democratic Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, joined by 25 other leaders in nearby communities and the state’s major health care providers,...

  30. Battling the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 3,000 Americans will take cooperation from everyone, officials say

    ...organizer refused to stop the second line when asked by police. That person’s family reached out to the mayor’s office and apologized this week. “I heard from the family. They reached out yesterday. They sent...

  31. The Latest: WHO warns `far from over' in Asia and Pacific

    ...of Columbia has announced 94 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total to 495, with nine deaths. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s government, in coordination with neighboring governors Larry Hogan of Maryland and...

  32. California doctors ‘cautiously hopeful’ early shelter at home measures are working

    ...is having its intended effect. “We have already made a difference in saving lives,” San Francisco Mayor London Breed said during a news conference Monday, though she and other officials repeatedly cautioned...

  33. Local group ready to lease hospital but says landlord doesn’t want coronavirus patients

    ...elected officials in the midst of the coronavirus battle is to find more beds. On Sunday, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said it’s a key focus within his administration during his announcement on additional...

  34. 'Please come help us': New York begs for medical workers

    ...Cathedral, center, and Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower, right, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 30, 2020. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered all city residents except for those working in essential sectors to stay home...

  35. Pentagon blackout leaves San Antonio in the dark on JBSA’s coronavirus cases

    ...isolated on that base. They come into the city, too, so I think it’s important to know that,” he added. Mayor Ron Nirenberg also took issue with Esper’s decision. “I think this is a global pandemic, and the...

  36. Older inmates sue Texas prison system over coronavirus policies and practices

    ...response to Coronavirus concerns March 13, 2020. Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News Fullscreen Abilene City Manager Robert Hanna details the city's response to the Coronavirus pandemic during a joint news conference...

  37. Illinois tops 5,000 coronavirus cases as construction begins on a convention center field hospital

    ...for by $15 million in federal funding from FEMA to support the Army Corps of Engineers’ project. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the facility will allow the Chicago area to handle the surge that “will be needed...

  38. Governor issues stay-at-home order for Maryland to stop spread of the coronavirus

    ...hospitals, detention centers and nursing homes. With similar orders issued Monday by District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, both Democrats, the region is now under a quasi-lockdown...

  39. Citing coronavirus pandemic, Trump administration stops enforcing environmental laws

    ...response to Coronavirus concerns March 13, 2020. Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News Fullscreen Abilene City Manager Robert Hanna details the city's response to the Coronavirus pandemic during a joint news conference...

  40. Brazil's Carnival beat fades, making way for virus shelter

    ...virus in Rio state, where there are more than 500 cases -- the second-most of any Brazilian city. Mayor Marcelo Crivella has said the number of reported cases may represent 15% of the true figure. Brazil’s...

  41. Coronavirus cases rise to 3,032 in Georgia, 102 deaths reported

    ...care or exercising. “Drastic measures must be taken to decelerate the spread of COVID-19,” Albany Mayor Bo Dorough said at a news conference Friday. “We anticipate the results of the more than 1,000 tests...

  42. Las Cruces council urges mayor to declare state of emergency

    ...March 30th 2020 AA Las Cruces City Hall (Credit: City of Las Cruces) LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KFOX14) — City Council members asked Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima to declare a state of emergency on Monday. ...

  43. Illinois inmate dies from COVID-19; dozens more sickened

    ...O'CONNOR AP Political Writer Mar 30, 2020 0 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, right, looks on as Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks at the Thompson Center in Chicago during the daily update on the state's response...

  44. City of Guymon issues emergency proclamation closing all non-essential businesses

    by Matthew Watkins Monday, March 30th 2020 AA Image: KTUL, CDC GUYMON, Okla. (KVII) — Guymon Mayor Sean Livengood has issued an emergency proclamation for the city of Guymon on Monday. The proclamation...

  45. Connecticut setting up 'hospitals in a box' to grow capacity

    ...This is what we're trying to do. This is how we're trying to plan for this,” Lamont said. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim said medical equipment will arrive Tuesday to transform Webster Bank Arena into a 128-bed...

  46. Social distancing ignored in some Mississippi clubs, beaches

    By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press Mar 30, 2020 0 Mayor George Flaggs Jr. proclaims a civil emergency due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus during a news conference at the Vicksburg...

  47. Governors, mayor order residents in Maryland, Virginia, D.C. to stay home

    ...Maryland, on Monday, March 3, 2020. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Bill O'Leary Governors, mayor order residents in Maryland, Virginia, D.C. to stay home Back to Gallery Maryland, Virginia and...

  48. Mayors tell lawmakers Noem's inaction has them "hamstrung"

    ...battling COVID-19 for months and wants communities to find ways to keep businesses open. Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken told legislators he has had mayors across the state reach out to him to ask what they...

  49. As their hosts face lost income, Airbnb commits $250 million to help

    ...help, and that’s what we’ve been doing.” Even so, White faces a major income loss. And Carolina Beach Mayor LeAnn Pierce understands the challenges faced by owners of vacation rentals as the community closes...

  50. 'Unacceptable' Video shows adults, kids at Nashville skate park during coronavirus closure

    ...yesterday, that not being followed as much as we’d like it to,” Caldwell said. “I’m working with the mayor and Dr. Jahangir on ways that we can have a measured approach to keep reminding people and, if necessary,...

  51. Tennessee governor announces safer-at-home order

    ...Memphis, had 379 confirmed cases and one death as of Monday, the county health department said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said Monday he is limiting access to city parks after groups of people visited parks...

  52. Moscow goes into lockdown, rest of Russia braces for same

    ...sectors should work this week, leaving it to regional authorities to spell out the details. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin followed up by ordering Muscovites to stay home starting Monday except for medical...

  53. City of Big Rapids suspends recycling due to coronavirus concerns

    ...that closed, so there's no home for recyclable stuff until we get through all of this," Big Rapids City Manager Mark Gifford said. Big Rapids recycling is picked up the second and fourth Monday of every...

  54. Wisconsin prepares field hospitals as virus cases increase

    ...presidential primary, the election will feature a state Supreme Court race and a host of local races for mayor, school board and other offices. Much of the focus in coming days will be on federal court, where...

  55. At least 130 test positive for coronavirus at Tenn. nursing home, including 2 deaths

    ...(WZTV/CNN) - The number of coronavirus cases at a Tennessee nursing home continue to climb. The mayor of a Tennessee town is upset after a COVID-19 outbreak at a senior living facility. (WZTV/CNN) At...

  56. Arizona school closures extended, governor faces pressure

    ...them, drawing a rebuke from some city leaders who thought the list was far too expansive. Tucson's mayor, Regina Romero, last week ordered all businesses not on Ducey's list to close and recommended people...

  57. DE BLASIO: NYPD Will Remove Passengers from Subways if Overcrowding Occurs

    ...2020 DE BLASIO: NYPD Will Remove Passengers from Subways if Overcrowding Occurs New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned residents Monday the NYPD will begin removing passengers from crowded Subway...

  58. Tampa megachurch pastor arrested after leading packed services despite 'safer-at-home' orders

    ...Thomas Scott of 34th Street Church, a former chairman of the Board of County Commissioners and Tampa City Council member, said his church began streaming online and on Facebook. "We value the importance of...

  59. Mississippi mayor closes child care centers to fight virus

    By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press Mar 30, 2020 Mayor George Flaggs Jr. proclaims a civil emergency due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus during a news conference at the Vicksburg Convention...

  60. Rhode Island National Guards knock doors in search of fleeing New Yorkers

    ...Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer 48of93Harris County Executive Lina Hidalgo and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner begin a press conference announcing that the county will go into a more restricted...

  61. NYC bar operator the 1st person arrested for violating COVID-19 executive order

    ...on the job," Cuomo said at the time, stressing that this rule "will be enforced." New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down with a separate executive order for New York City on March 25, mandating...

  62. 'Teddy Bear Hunt': Stuffed animal scavenger hunts are making life bearable for bored kids

    ...spotted more than 250 bears in the windows this weekend, an activity that impressed Raymond, Iowa, mayor Gary Vick. "Just kind of that community involvement, trying to pacify the children,” Vick told The...

  63. Spain's hospitals at breaking point, US cities brace

    ...Cathedral, center, and Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower, right, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 30, 2020. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered all city residents except for those working in essential sectors to stay home...

  64. Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America

    ...violating required quarantines after they tested positive or encountered someone who did. Las Condes Mayor Joaquín Lavín says more than half the cases in the city are in Las Condes and Vitacura. The health...

  65. As cruise ship carrying sick and dead passengers moves toward Florida, governor says state can’t take them

    ...ship 72 hours to get to Port Everglades after it passes through the Panama Canal. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis also spoke out against the ship coming to a community already experiencing a rapidly...

  66. Bridgeport arena to house patient overflow from hospitals

    ...as hospitals in the region brace for an increase in the number of people with the coronavirus, the mayor said. Medical equipment will arrive by Tuesday at the Webster Bank Arena, Mayor Joe Ganim said. The...

  67. New York City to fine people for violating social distancing rules

    ...Minchillo) NEW YORK — New York City will begin to fine people who violate social distancing rules, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday. Police will start with warnings, but will escalate to $250-500 fines...

  68. Norwalk mayor on new store limitations: ‘Extreme measures are necessary’

    By Alexander Soule Published 7:45 am CDT, Monday, March 30, 2020 Mayor Harry Rilling on March 5, 2020, at City Hall in Norwalk, Conn. Mayor Harry Rilling on March 5, 2020, at City Hall in Norwalk,...

  69. First glimpse inside Louisiana’s makeshift hospital during coronavirus pandemic

    ...which will free up space at hospitals statewide that are needed for critically ill patients, NOLA mayor LaToya Cantrell said. On Sunday, Cantrell and Governor John Bel Edwards toured what’s being called...

  70. The Latest: Japan pressured to declare state of emergency

    ...Cathedral, center, and Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower, right, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 30, 2020. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered all city residents except for those working in essential sectors to stay home...

  71. New York state surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths

    ...A day later, the first New York resident died, an 82-year-old woman with emphysema. New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio closed New York City’s schools March 15. More severe restrictions came March 20, when...

  72. How a San Francisco restaurant reinvented itself to survive in the age of COVID-19

    ...our MO has been bulk goods, trying to price them below retail." By March 16, the day San Francisco Mayor London Breed issued a shelter-in-place order calling on all restaurants to close except for takeout,...

  73. Coronavirus response highlights deepening partisan divide

    NEW YORK (AP) — In Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti has instituted a shutdown on a city of nearly 4 million people and threatened uncooperative business owners with power shutoffs and arrest. In Mississippi,...

  74. As companies race to produce coronavirus test kits, FDA holds up at-home samples

    Several companies say they have developed COVID-19 tests that people can use at home, but the Food and Drug Administration is blocking them from the market over concerns that they won’t be administered accurately. At least four companies, including...

  75. Army to start constructing field hospital at CenturyLink Field Event Center Sunday

    ...local hospitals handle the growing number of coronavirus patients. On Saturday, Gov. Inslee, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Congresswoman Jayapal, and military officials...

  76. Emergency hospital going up in Central Park as coronavirus death toll continues to quickly rise

    ...statewide count past 1,000. “We’re going to be using every place we need to use to help people,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. “This is the kind of thing you will see now as this crisis...

  77. Mexican officials: Close border to stop coronavirus spreading south

    ...Mexico want stricter enforcement at the border in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The mayor of Matamoros and three state senators from Nuevo Leon, Coahuila and Tamaulipas are calling for further...

  78. Democratic party leader dies of COVID-19 as Missouri as state tops 900 cases

    ...the coronavirus, state health officials said. A new testing facility is being opened in Dellwood, Mayor Reggie Jones announced Saturday. The testing center opens on Wednesday in the parking lot of the Dellwood...

  79. Louisiana governor: stay-home order 'may well' be extended

    ...do so. It wasn't immediately clear how aggressive those patrols would be. Edwards and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell spoke to reporters at a briefing that was livestreamed from outside the city's convention...

  80. States scramble to arrange child care for essential workers

    ...classes of less than nine students. Officials expected to serve tens of thousands of children, but Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that attendance so far has been lower than expected. Some of the centers...

  81. Juarez prepares for ‘worst-case scenario’ as number of COVID-19 cases grows in El Paso

    ...Juarez are preparing for the inevitable spread of the disease. In a news briefing on Friday, Juarez Mayor Armando Cabada said his city is taking steps to cope with a “worst-case scenario,” in which local...

  82. Coronavirus cases rise to 2,683 in Georgia, 83 deaths reported

    ...care or exercising. “Drastic measures must be taken to decelerate the spread of COVID-19,” Albany Mayor Bo Dorough said at a news conference Friday. “We anticipate the results of the more than 1,000 tests...

  83. Feds approve disaster declaration for Connecticut

    ...___ CITY RESTRICTIONS In New Haven, where there were 71 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Sunday, Mayor Justin Elicker said he will close all playgrounds at the city’s parks and schools because of multiple...

  84. The Latest: Puerto Rico closes police station due to virus

    ...doubled every two days. Now it's taking about six days for the number to double. ——— MOSCOW — The mayor of Moscow has ordered a full regime of self-isolation for the Russian capital's residents. Mayor...

  85. WY medical board warns about using malaria drugs for COVID

    ...those with high risk medical conditions. The ordinance is in effect through April 17. — Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr commended Jackson for its decision and urged Gov. Mark Gordon to follow suit. Gordon has...

  86. Delta offering free flights for medical professionals volunteering to help in COVID-19 hotspots

    ...that they are continuing Atlanta’s tradition of combining commerce with compassion,” said Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. “Even in the midst of managing their own financial challenges as a result of...

  87. Chicago residents call for rent freeze during pandemic

    ...anymore.” City officials didn't directly respond to questions about a freeze, pointing to other relief. Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced a grant program offering $1,000 payments to 2,000 residents who've lost...

  88. California got 170 broken ventilators from feds; Silicon Valley is fixing them, Newsom says

    ...he learned about the problem with the federal government’s ventilators when he visited Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday. “Rather than lamenting about it, rather than complaining about it, rather...

  89. New Hampshire asks extended-stay visitors to self-quarantine

    ...virus will be able to move into a University of New Haven dormitory in the coming days, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker. Yale University, which initially declined his request to make rooms available promptly,...

  90. Another Tulsa bar owner cited for violation of mayor's order

    ...photo TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa police say a second bar was cited Saturday night for violated the mayor's order to close during the spread of COVID-19. Police say citizens reported a drag queen party at...

  91. The toilet paper crisis Hawaii has never forgotten

    Americans are struggling to find toilet paper after demand exploded amid the coronavirus crisis. In July 1971, dock strikes wiped out the supply in Hawaii, leading to an uncomfortable shortage that lasted for months.

  92. How Russia is using authoritarian tech to curb coronavirus

    ...used to analyze the social networks of those who have or are suspected of having coronavirus. Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin described in his official blog how municipal authorities tracked a Chinese woman who...

  93. CDC issues travel advisory for New York tri-state area after coronavirus kills more than 2,000

    ...Friday. In Chicago, hospitals and health officials have begun preparing for a surge in patients after Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city could see more than 40,000 hospitalizations in the next week, CNN affiliate...

  94. 66 test positive for COVID-19 at Maryland nursing home

    ...night of the fire station on McMechen St. north of downtown as a precaution. A statement from the mayor's office said that firefighters who may have been exposed are self-quarantining. Elsewhere, Montgomery...

  95. Coronavirus death toll in the US passes 2,000 as New York faces a possible quarantine

    ...Friday. In Chicago, hospitals and health officials have begun preparing for a surge in patients after Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city could see more than 40,000 hospitalizations in the next week, CNN affiliate...

  96. 10 new COVID-19 cases in South Dakota bring total to 68

    ...Friday night enacted an emergency ordinance requiring several businesses to shut down. Members of the city council voted 7-2 for an order that will close most businesses immediately. It does not include grocery...

  97. Maryland, Virginia coronavirus cases continue to surge

    ...deaths included the first two fatalities in Baltimore - a woman in her 60s and a woman in her 80s, Mayor Bernard Young, a Democrat, said Saturday - as well as a beloved Prince George's County high school...

  98. US hotspots grow as virus cases surpass 640,000 globally

    ...suburban Cook County accounted for about three-quarters of Illinois' 3,026 total as of Friday. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot closed popular lakeshore parks Thursday after people failed to practice social distancing,...

  99. US virus deaths top 2,000, doubling in two days

    ...suburban Cook County accounted for about three-fourths of Illinois' 3,026 total as of Friday. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot closed popular lakeshore parks after people failed to practice social distancing, despite...

  100. Tulsa, Oklahoma City order residents to shelter in place

    ...you are engaged in an essential job, essential errand, or outdoor physical activity,” Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt said in a press release. The Oklahoma Department of Health said Saturday that 15 people...

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