The Latest: India overtakes Russia, now 3rd in virus cases

NEW DELHI – India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus after reporting 24,248 new cases Monday. India has now confirmed 697,413 cases, including 19,693…

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Low-income California zip codes see spike in virus cases

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Beachgoers packed Orange County’s shoreline on Saturday and not everybody wore masks, worrying public health and elected officials who say people were letting their guard down…

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Swedish lawmakers honor virus victims; citizens denied entry

STOCKHOLM (AP) – Flags flew at half-staff in front of Sweden’s parliament as lawmakers inside held a memorial service Wednesday for the more than 5,000 people with COVID-19 who have…

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China, Korea, Egypt report rise in virus cases as curbs ease

BEIJING (AP) – China reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases in two months on Sunday and infections in South Korea rose, showing how the disease can come…

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Virus slows Dubai airport, world’s busiest for global travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Perhaps nowhere is the world’s lack of flights due to the coronavirus pandemic more clearly felt than at Dubai International Airport, for years the…

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The Latest: Britain to require virus quarantine for arrivals

LONDON – Travelers to Britain are now being required to go into quarantine for two weeks – a sweeping measure meant to halt the further spread of COVID-19. Starting Monday,…

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The Latest: Pakistan sees single-day high of 88 virus deaths

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can…

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Virus stalls work to keep alive a rare rhino subspecies

NANYUKI, Kenya (AP) – It’s not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic. Groundbreaking work to…

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Protest against virus restrictions held at Montana Capitol

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Armed demonstrators were among a group gathered at the Montana Capitol to protest the state government’s response to the coronavirus. About 60 protesters convened outside the…

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Tourists enter reopened Grand Canyon despite virus concerns

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) – Tourists appeared ready to roam Grand Canyon National Park again after it partially reopened Friday, despite objections from Navajo officials and others that…

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