13 iulie 2020

‘Long-expected upturn’ in COVID deaths; US warship afire in San Diego; China, Iran near defense pact; Battle for Diego Garcia; And a bit more.


What you need to know about the coronavirus this morning: “A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths” began this weekend, “driven by fatalities in states in the South and West,” the Associated Press reported on Saturday. Overall, more than 135,200 Americans have died from coronavirus complications; and the U.S. reached a dismal new record of 66,627 new cases on Friday — led by Florida with more than 15,000 alone.Georgia is trying to make deals to free up ICU beds, including reopening a [...]