Los Angeles County is seeing "an explosive and very deadly surge," with an average of two COVID-19 deaths every hour, according to the county health department.
Chicago had the most new COVID-19 deaths in the past week among the five most populous cities.
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Sites that administer coronavirus vaccines are equipped to deal with these cases, said Alaska's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink.
"This stoppage in work force comes at a very crucial time during our COVID surge," said a memo sent to the nursing staff at HCA Healthcare's Riverside Community Hospital.
"Where we strip the devil of his hold, power and authority over peoples' lives," said a San Diego pastor after his church rebranded as a "family friendly" strip club.
The crew members who tested positive were reported to be "doing well, with only mild symptoms," according to the ferry company.
The company said it plans to deliver 20 million of the home test kits to the United States within the first half of 2021.
"New York City will not recover unless our city's restaurant and nightlife industry are at the core of the recovery."
"You know what, I quit, I f***ing quit. What is wrong with you people?" the Denny's server told the men in Christian T-shirts, who cited "religious discrimination."
Nevada, Arizona and Tennessee are among the states that reported the highest average daily cases per capita in the past week, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Adults with positive COVID-19 test results were twice as likely to have reported dining at a restaurant than were those with negative results, according to the CDC.
"We still stand by the decision...to move forward with these holiday traditions and to bring some sense of normalcy to these trying times," stated a local official.
"Proof of vaccination can be important at the individual level and for sectors other than health," a spokesperson for the WHO tells Newsweek.
The European Commission "stands ready to take any further initiative" that supports European Union countries to keep the spread of the virus under control