California ‘turning the corner’; Arizona has most child infections; Florida to begin Disney World cast testing
California is seeing a decline in confirmed infections of COVID-19 and hospitalizations rates. A week after reporting a technical glitch in the state’s system that counts positive cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state is “turning the corner on this pandemic” as it reported a significantly lower number of daily cases Wednesday.
A new national report shows Arizona is leading the country in the highest number of COVID-19 infections in children, followed by South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Meanwhile, the Big 12 Conference announced Wednesday that it will move ahead with its fall football season. Its championship game has been scheduled for Dec. 5. The announcement comes a day after the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences postponed their seasons for the fall.
Here are some significant developments:
The U.S. reported its highest daily number of COVID-19 deaths Wednesday since mid-May, according to the Washington Post.
After a two-month dispute,