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Coronavirus (COVID-19) National News

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Europe's vaccine passes reveal some pockets of resistance

Europe's vaccine passes reveal some pockets of resistance

VERONA, Italy (AP) — Shouts of “Liberty!” have echoed through the streets and squares of Italy and France as thousands show their opposition to plans to require vaccination cards for normal social activities, such as dining indoors at restaurants, vi
Washington All-Pro guard Brandon Scherff in virus protocol

Washington All-Pro guard Brandon Scherff in virus protocol

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — All-Pro guard Brandon Scherff and fellow offensive lineman David Sharpe are in virus protocol, making them the fifth and sixth Washington Football players on the NFL's COVID-19 reserve list.
Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

ORLANDO, Fla.
The Latest: Navajo nation reports rise in virus cases

The Latest: Navajo nation reports rise in virus cases

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation on Saturday reported 25 additional COVID-19 cases as officials said some tribal members are foregoing needed precautions to ward off spread of the coronavirus.
2 more Brewers positive for virus; Strickland, Cousins out

2 more Brewers positive for virus; Strickland, Cousins out

ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitchers Jake Cousins and Hunter Strickland tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be placed in quarantine in the latest cases to affect the NL Central leaders.
Marlins manager Don Mattingly tests positive for COVID-19

Marlins manager Don Mattingly tests positive for COVID-19

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be away from the team while it continues its series against the New York Yankees.

New Brunswick goes 'green', removes most public COVID-19 restrictions across province

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has moved to the “green level” of its pandemic plan with most of its COVID-19 restrictions removed Saturday.
French police clash with anti-virus pass protesters in Paris

French police clash with anti-virus pass protesters in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people protested France's special virus pass with marches through Paris and other French cities on Saturday. Most demonstrations were peaceful, but sporadic clashes with riot police marked protests in the French capital.
California learns costly pandemic lesson about hospitals

California learns costly pandemic lesson about hospitals

SACRAMENTO, Calif.