CORONAVIRUS: News Updates 12/3/20


Today's news on the global pandemic.

Today's news on the global pandemic.

There were 2,777 COVID-related deaths reported Wednesday in the U.S., which is the highest one-day total of the pandemic. (NBC News)

A Hawaiian couple was arrested for boarding a flight in San Francisco after knowingly testing positive for COVID-19. (ABC News)

Former Presidents Barack Obama,George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are volunteering to take the vaccine live on camera as soon as the FDA approves it. (NY Post)

There are now more than 64.5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide with more than 1.4 million deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

In the U.S., there are more than 13.9 million confirmed cases with more than 273,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

U.S. tops "unfathomable" milestone of 100,000 COVID hospitalizations. (CNBC)

Residents in Los Angeles "ordered to remain in their homes" amid COVID-19 surge. (KTLA)

Austin Mayor told community to stay home while he was in Cabo after flying there in private jet. (Fox News)

This spring's New York City Half-Marathon has already been canceled because of COVID-19. (Runner's World)

The CDC has shortened the recommended time of quarantine for people who've been exposed to the coronavirus -- to 10 days, or just seven with a negative test. (USA Today)

Tuesday was the deadliest day of the pandemic since mid-April with more than 2,500 deaths reported. 

41 people have tested positive after attending a swingers convention in New Orleans, which drew a crowd of 250 people. (TMZ)

The U.K. is the first country in the world to give emergency approval to Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine and will start the rollout next week. (New York Times)