A Canadian mayor donated $750— the amount he would have been fined— after violating the city's COVID-19 restrictions.
The seven-day average of cases in Pasadena has been rising from early November, after flattening out from late August, according to the city's health department.
GOP Governor Doug Burgum said religious services were a "common sense" exception while announcing a new state-wide mask requirement Friday night.
"We should have modeled better behavior and joined the dinner," California Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday.
While federal services are generally closed, many restaurants will remain open, with some offering veterans and military members free or discounted food.
Several venues may be operating on reduced hours and new restrictions amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Le Piano called it a "parallel analogy" in a Facebook post on Tuesday.
"There's all kinds of ways we can use immunity to our advantage but nobody's admitting it," Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Sunday while suggesting that those who have recovered from COVID-19 work with the elderly or vulnerable groups in the service industry.
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As winter weather merges with many people moving life indoors, global health experts say wearing masks could save 100,000 lives from COVID-19 by January 1.
"Most of our employees are trash and don't come to work. Please be nice to the ones that do. There are only a couple of us. Sorry for the inconvenience," a sign read that was shared on Reddit.
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A federal judge on Monday ruled Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's executive actions to close or restrict non–life sustaining businesses during the coronavirus pandemic are unconstitutional.
The study found similar numbers of positive and negative patients who said they always wore a mask in public, but those who tested positive were more likely to have dined out in the 14 days before their diagnosis.
On social media the owners of Swan Dive invited the demonstrators in for refreshments, shortly before the eatery was vandalized and its patrons harassed.
A Texas restaurant chain has hired off-duty police in response to hostile customers who refuse to wear masks.
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu said restaurants could immediately return to 100 percent capacity on Friday, because the state's COVID-19 "numbers are very good."
Family-run Bonnie Brae Tavern said the fee was necessary for the business to continue operating amid the pandemic.
New cases in Texas have been mostly increasing from around June 8, less than a week after it entered the third reopening phase.
While independent and franchise-owned restaurants may implement their own policies, few chains are requiring that diners wear masks nationwide.
Many chain restaurants have started opening their dining rooms, just in time for Independence Day celebrations.
Austin, Texas area lawmakers urged Governor Greg Abbott to roll back reopenings ahead of the July 4 weekend.
In the last week, the total number of new cases in Texas increased by nearly a third from the total reported the previous week.
Los Angeles County accounts for nearly half of the state's overall total cases and nearly 60 percent of the state's COVID-19 related deaths.
Many of California's retail venues and recreational facilities including, restaurants, parks and beaches, are open with restrictions.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is also hoping to reopen schools in the fall but warned that precautionary measures would need to be in place.
"We had a lot of time on our hands to try and reimagine what events were going to look like as we kind of tiptoe out of this, and how we could inch near something new that would make people feel safe," Erin Cermak, CEO, and founder of Revolution Events, told Newsweek.