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Coronavirus live news: Fauci says the United States must “stop the nonsense”; South African cases exceed 300,000 | World news

“The priority now must be to bring that R number back below 1,” he added, adding that by doing so the country will have the best possible chance of fully reopening schools in late August. To achieve the goal, the government decided to take five additional measures with immediate effect Wednesday, he said. The five measures include the mandatory use …

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Florida exceeds 300,000 coronavirus cases

Florida has exceeded 300,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus Wednesday, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. The state has seen a wave of infections in recent weeks and is now located only behind California and New York in the number of confirmed cases that have been reported. Health officials reported a further 10,181 new cases confirmed Wednesday. Florida took …

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Rose Parade canceled for the first time since World War II

“Although we are extremely disappointed that we are unable to host the parade, we believe that not doing so will prevent COVID-19 from spreading, as well as protecting the legacy of the Rose Parade for generations to come,” said David Eads, CEO of the Tournament of Roses in a press release. The parade, which has been held since 1891, was …

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The Phoenix agent was accused of misconduct after a woman said she was injured during the stop

An Arizona woman is accusing a police officer of misconduct after allegedly hitting her on the ground and pushing her against a car during a January arrest, leaving her injured. Mariah Valenzuela, 23, was arrested by Phoenix police officer Michael McGillis shortly before midnight January 16 for allegedly driving on the wrong side of a city street, according to a …

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The coronavirus protests of Israel, Serbia and Bulgaria show anger against governments

Protesters took to the streets to express their anger at the failures perceived by the leaders in facing the unprecedented challenges heightened by the pandemic. In Israel, growing public discontent coincides with the record number of new coronavirus cases. Monday’s figure surpassed 1,600 for the day. The current tally is 42,813 confirmed cases and 375 deaths. For many, he stresses …

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