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ALABAMA Mont­gomery: A mul­ti­day in­crease in new coro­n­avirus cases and hos­pi­tal­iza­tions in the state showed no signs of slow­ing Mon­day, as a record high of 1,335 pa­tients were hos­pi­tal­ized with COVID-19 in­fec­tions, and 1,860 peo­ple were newly di­ag­nosed. The state’s sev­en­day av­er­age of new cases reached its high­est peak yet at 1,484.

ALASKA Ke­nai: The Ke­nai Penin­sula Fair sched­uled for Aug. 14-16 has been can­celed due to safety con­cerns sur­round­ing the pan­demic, its board of direc­tors an­nounced on Face­book.

ARI­ZONA Phoenix: The state on Tues­day tal­lied thou­sands more con­firmed COVID-19 cases as it again re­ported an all-time high in hos­pi­tal­iza­tions due to the disease. Ari­zona’s death toll from COVID-19 rose to 2,337 with 92 ad­di­tional deaths re­ported Tues­day.

ARKANSAS Lit­tle Rock: David Pryor, a for­mer gov­er­nor and U.S. sen­a­tor, is hos­pi­tal­ized af­ter test­ing pos­i­tive for COVID-19, his fam­ily said Mon­day.

CAL­I­FOR­NIA Sacra­mento: As the coro­n­avirus swept the state with re­newed fe­roc­ity, the gov­er­nor once again closed bars, in­side din­ing and, for much of the state, gyms, in­door church services, and hair and nail sa­lons in an ef­fort to pre­vent COVID-19 cases from swamp­ing hos­pi­tals. Gov. Gavin New­som is­sued a sweep­ing set of clo­sures Mon­day as the state recorded more than 329,000 cases and deaths topped 7,000.

COLORADO Den­ver: Cannabis sales in the state set a new monthly record in May, reach­ing their high­est level since broad le­gal­iza­tion in 2014. Colorado dis­pen­saries were deemed es­sen­tial busi­nesses dur­ing the early days of the pan­demic.

CON­NECTI­CUT Hartford: The state’s chief epi­demi­ol­o­gist said Mon­day that he ex­pects there will even­tu­ally be a resur­gence of COVID-19 in Con­necti­cut, but the sever­ity will de­pend upon how much peo­ple con­tinue to prac­tice so­cial dis­tanc­ing mea­sures, such as wear­ing masks and avoid­ing large groups of peo­ple in­doors.

DELAWARE Ge­orge­town: Nearly one-third of the 973 in­mates held at Sus­sex Cor­rec­tional In­sti­tu­tion have tested pos­i­tive for the coro­n­avirus, of­fi­cials con­firmed Mon­day.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Wash­ing­ton: Mayor Muriel Bowser an­nounced Mon­day that D.C. has seen zero new deaths from the coro­n­avirus for four con­sec­u­tive days, WUSA-TV re­ports.

FLORIDA Fort Laud­erdale: The state’s rapidly in­creas­ing num­ber of coro­n­avirus cases is turn­ing Mi­ami into the “epi­cen­ter of the pan­demic,” a top doc­tor warned Mon­day, while an epi­demi­ol­o­gist called the re­gion’s sit­u­a­tion “ex­tremely grave.”

GE­OR­GIA At­lanta: Pub­lic health in­ves­ti­ga­tors are reach­ing a smaller share of peo­ple who may be in­fected as the num­ber of COVID-19 cases in the state rises, ac­cord­ing to an anal­y­sis by The At­lanta Jour­nal-Con­sti­tu­tion. The news­pa­per finds con­tact trac­ers in­ter­viewed 37% of peo­ple di­ag­nosed with COVID-19 be­tween June 23 and July 8, down from 60% be­tween May 15 and June 22.

HAWAII Honolulu: Pub­lic schools across the state are ex­pected to of­fer a com­bi­na­tion of on-cam­pus and on­line ed­u­ca­tion models mix­ing sched­ules and stu­dent body sizes to re­duce health threats from the coro­n­avirus pan­demic.

IDAHO Boise: A man was charged with five felonies af­ter he al­legedly fled from au­thor­i­ties and shot a police of­fi­cer twice af­ter be­ing pulled over on a stolen mo­tor­cy­cle.

ILLI­NOIS Chicago: The Bank of Amer­ica Chicago Marathon, slated for Oct. 11, has been can­celed due to health con­cerns for run­ners, spec­ta­tors, vol­un­teers and oth­ers dur­ing the pan­demic, or­ga­niz­ers said Mon­day.

IN­DI­ANA In­di­anapo­lis: More cities have de­cided to im­pose mask man­dates as health of­fi­cials re­ported the state’s most hos­pi­tal­iza­tions of peo­ple with coro­n­avirus-re­lated ill­nesses in nearly a month. West Lafayette’s mayor an­nounced an im­me­di­ate re­quire­ment Mon­day that face cov­er­ings be worn in­side all places of busi­ness open to the pub­lic, all city fa­cil­i­ties, pub­lic trans­porta­tion and high-den­sity work­places. A mask re­quire­ment an­nounced by Evansville Mayor Lloyd Win­necke is sched­uled to take ef­fect Wed­nes­day.

IOWA Fort Dodge: Pathol­o­gists will de­ter­mine whether coro­n­avirus killed an in­mate in the Fort Dodge Cor­rec­tional Fa­cil­ity, of­fi­cials said, as the state deals with in­creas­ing num­bers of peo­ple with the virus.

KANSAS Wi­chita: The mayor is warn­ing that the city’s hos­pi­tals could hit ca­pac­ity this month as the num­ber of COVID-19 pa­tients soars.

KEN­TUCKY Frank­fort: Hav­ing lost an­other round in le­gal fights over some of his coro­n­avirus-re­lated ac­tions, Ken­tucky’s gov­er­nor sig­naled Mon­day that he’s ready for the state’s high­est court to set­tle the dis­putes. Gov. Andy Bes­hear’s com­ments came af­ter a state ap­peals court judge kept in place lower court rul­ings block­ing some of his ex­ec­u­tive or­ders deal­ing with crowd sizes amid the pan­demic.

LOUISIANA Baton Rouge: State At­tor­ney Gen­eral Jeff Landry was quar­an­tin­ing Tues­day af­ter test­ing pos­i­tive for the coro­n­avirus, though his spokesman said the Repub­li­can has no symp­toms of COVID-19.

MAINE Au­gusta: State Se­nate Pres­i­dent Troy Jack­son and House Speaker Sara Gideon pro­posed Tues­day that law­mak­ers re­turn for a spe­cial ses­sion next month. The Leg­is­la­ture ad­journed March 17 in re­sponse to the pan­demic.

MARY­LAND An­napo­lis: The dead­line for the state’s res­i­dents to en­roll in a health care plan is at hand un­der two spe­cial en­roll­ment pro­grams that run through Wed­nes­day. Mary­land re­opened the Coro­n­avirus Emer­gency Spe­cial En­roll­ment Pe­riod. A sep­a­rate pro­gram en­ables tax fil­ers the op­tion to share in­for­ma­tion with the state’s health ex­change to see if they are el­i­gi­ble for free or low-cost health in­surance.

MAS­SACHUSETTS Bos­ton: Pub­lic school teach­ers across the state are ask­ing for a phased-in ap­proach to the re­open­ing of schools this fall.

MICHI­GAN Grand Ledge: A man was fa­tally shot Tues­day by a sher­iff’s deputy af­ter stab­bing an­other man who had chal­lenged him about not wear­ing a mask, police said.

MIN­NESOTA Du­luth: Du­luth and Min­netonka are the lat­est cities to man­date face cov­er­ings. Coun­cil mem­bers from both com­mu­ni­ties passed the re­quire­ment Mon­day.

MISSISSIPP­I Jack­son: A mask man­date and other re­stric­tions took ef­fect Mon­day in 13 of Mississipp­i’s 82 coun­ties as the state con­tin­ues to see a rapid in­crease in cases of the new coro­n­avirus, in­clud­ing a steady rise in hospi­tal pa­tients. “This is the worst that it’s ever been for spread of cases in our state,” Repub­li­can Gov. Tate Reeves said.

MIS­SOURI St. Charles: The num­ber of con­firmed cases of the coro­n­avirus is ris­ing sharply in some ar­eas near St. Louis, and hos­pi­tal­iza­tions are start­ing to in­crease too. Data from the St. Louis Metropoli­tan Pan­demic Task Force shows the seven-day av­er­age for coro­n­avirus-re­lated hos­pi­tal­iza­tions in the re­gion is 28, the high­est since mid-May. St. Charles County is emerg­ing as a new hot spot, said Dr. Alex Garza of the pan­demic task force.

MON­TANA Billings: Visi­ta­tion to Yel­low­stone Na­tional Park was down 32% in June com­pared to the same month last year amid con­cerns sur­round­ing the coro­n­avirus pan­demic. Even so, the last 10 days of the month saw visi­ta­tion rates that ranged be­tween 90% and 116% of 2019 num­bers, the Billings Gazette re­ports.

NE­BRASKA Lin­coln: The state Supreme Court has re­jected a pe­ti­tion to grant all 2020 law grad­u­ates a li­cense to prac­tice with­out tak­ing the bar exam. The pe­ti­tion, filed Fri­day, sought the change in light of the risk posed by law school grad­u­ates con­gre­gat­ing in one place to take the exam dur­ing the pan­demic, the Omaha World-Her­ald re­ports.

NE­VADA Las Ve­gas: South­ern Ne­vada health of­fi­cials re­ported 1,021 new COVID-19 cases in Clark County on Mon­day – the most ever recorded in a sin­gle day.

NEW HAMP­SHIRE Portsmouth: The city is mov­ing to­ward re­quir­ing the use of face cov­er­ings to pre­vent the spread of the coro­n­avirus. The City Coun­cil voted 9-0 in fa­vor of a mask man­date res­o­lu­tion Mon­day night and will meet with the city at­tor­ney later this week to write a for­mal or­di­nance.

NEW JERSEY Tren­ton: Gov. Phil Mur­phy on Tues­day shot down the prospect of fin­ing trav­el­ers from COVID-19 hot spots if they don’t pro­vide con­tact in­for­ma­tion to health of­fi­cials.

NEW YORK New York: Gov. An­drew Cuomo is fac­ing blis­ter­ing crit­i­cism over an in­ter­nal re­port that found a con­tro­ver­sial state direc­tive that sent thou­sands of re­cov­er­ing coro­n­avirus pa­tients into nurs­ing homes was “not a sig­nif­i­cant fac­tor” in some of the na­tion’s dead­li­est nurs­ing home out­breaks.

NORTH CAROLINA Char­lotte: The mayor said she would sup­port ban­ning al­co­hol sales af­ter 10 p.m. in an ef­fort to com­bat the spread of the coro­n­avirus.

NORTH DAKOTA Bis­marck: Health of­fi­cials on Mon­day re­ported a record num­ber of hos­pi­tal­iza­tions in the state due to the coro­n­avirus. New di­ag­noses also reached a new high Mon­day, The Bis­marck Tri­bune re­ports.

OHIO Cincin­nati: Com­plaints about mask­less peo­ple have started to roll into lo­cal health de­part­ments. But in­for­ma­tion and ac­tion by lo­cal au­thor­i­ties are scarce even as cases of COVID-19 spike through­out the state.

OK­LA­HOMA Norman: Spring 2020 grad­u­a­tion cer­e­monies at the Univer­sity of Ok­la­homa are mov­ing to 2021. OU an­nounced Tues­day that it would post­pone in-per­son grad­u­a­tions to May of next year. The univer­sity hon­ored spring grad­u­ates this year with a vir­tual cer­e­mony.

ORE­GON Salem: Gov. Kate Brown on Mon­day an­nounced two new statewide COVID-19 safety man­dates: a ban on in­door so­cial gather­ings of more than 10 peo­ple and a re­quire­ment that peo­ple wear face cov­er­ings out­side if they can not so­cially dis­tance.

PENN­SYL­VA­NIA Har­ris­burg: The state recorded more than 900 new coro­n­avirus cases Tues­day, though health of­fi­cials said nearly a quar­ter of those were the re­sult of a de­lay in lab re­port­ing.

RHODE IS­LAND Providence: The state has moved past the worst of the coro­n­avirus eco­nomic down­town, but it may be years be­fore things get back to what is con­sid­ered nor­mal, Univer­sity of Rhode Is­land economist Len Lar­daro said. “For Rhode Is­land, we weren’t do­ing ter­ri­bly well be­fore the pan­demic hit,” he said Mon­day.

SOUTH CAROLINA Greenville: City of­fi­cials de­layed ac­tion Mon­day night on a mea­sure that could have pro­hib­ited fes­ti­vals and large pub­lic gather­ings for the rest of the sum­mer. City Coun­cil mem­bers had ques­tions about how much flex­i­bil­ity was in the proposal, as well as how it could af­fect al­co­hol li­cens­ing at events.

SOUTH DAKOTA Sioux Falls: Health of­fi­cials on Mon­day said they have not seen an uptick in com­mu­nity spread of the coro­n­avirus af­ter thou­sands of peo­ple gath­ered for In­de­pen­dence Day cel­e­bra­tions in the western part of the state.

TEN­NESSEE Nashville: The state re­ported a record num­ber of new virus cases Mon­day with 3,314, ac­cord­ing to the Ten­nessee Depart­ment of Health. That brings the to­tal num­ber of active cases in Ten­nessee to more than 65,000.

TEXAS Austin: The state con­tin­ued to re­port more than 10,000 pa­tients hos­pi­tal­ized with the coro­n­avirus Mon­day as Texas tries con­tain­ing the spread in what has be­come one of Amer­ica’s big­gest hot zones.

UTAH Salt Lake City: Fed­eral in­mates have sued of­fi­cials who run an Og­den jail, al­leg­ing a fail­ure to ad­e­quately pro­tect them from the coro­n­avirus. Six peo­ple charged with fed­eral crimes and held at We­ber County Jail filed the law­suit in U.S. District Court on Fri­day, ask­ing for more in­mates be re­leased to home con­fine­ment and for ex­tra health mea­sures, such as man­dat­ing masks and pro­vid­ing hy­giene sup­plies. The law­suit comes as the Amer­i­can Civil Lib­er­ties Union of Utah and other groups have protested the jail’s handling of an out­break that’s led 114 in­mates to test pos­i­tive for COVID-19.

VER­MONT Manch­ester: The Ver­mont Health Depart­ment is re­port­ing 30 pos­si­ble cases of the virus that causes COVID-19 in the city.

VIR­GINIA Richmond: U.S. Rep. Mor­gan Grif­fith says he’s tested pos­i­tive for the coro­n­avirus. The Repub­li­can con­gress­man, who rep­re­sents south­west Vir­ginia, said he learned Tues­day that he’d tested pos­i­tive. He said he does not have “sig­nif­i­cant” symp­toms and is self-iso­lat­ing.

WASH­ING­TON Olympia: Gov. Jay Inslee is re­quest­ing an ex­ten­sion of the state Na­tional Guard’s call to con­tinue their work on mis­sions re­lated to the coro­n­avirus pan­demic.

WEST VIR­GINIA Mor­gan­town: Gov. Jim Jus­tice moved Mon­day to close bars in the state’s largest col­lege town and reim­pose re­stric­tions on large gather­ings as coro­n­avirus cases rise to record lev­els. Jus­tice or­dered bars in Monon­galia County to close at mid­night for 10 days as the county, which in­cludes West Vir­ginia Univer­sity, re­ports a quar­ter of the state’s active virus cases, largely driven by peo­ple in their 20s. The Repub­li­can gov­er­nor also re­in­stated a 25-per­son limit on crowd sizes through­out the state, ef­fec­tively can­cel­ing fairs, con­certs and fes­ti­vals, though he said sport­ing events and swim­ming pools can con­tinue to op­er­ate.

WIS­CON­SIN Mil­wau­kee: Wear­ing a face cov­er­ing to pre­vent the spread of the coro­n­avirus will be manda­tory in the city un­der an or­di­nance ap­proved Mon­day by the City Coun­cil. The coun­cil also unan­i­mously adopted a sep­a­rate proposal to pro­vide free masks to city res­i­dents.

WY­OMING Laramie: The Univer­sity of Wy­oming ex­pects about 1,900 fewer stu­dents to en­roll in the up­com­ing se­mes­ter than in fall 2019, of­fi­cials said. The eco­nomic im­pact of the COVID-19 pan­demic and a de­pressed en­ergy sec­tor in Wy­oming are the over­whelm­ing fac­tors for stu­dents choos­ing not to re­turn, said Vice Pres­i­dent for Fi­nance and Ad­min­is­tra­tion Neil Theobald.

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