Ben Thomas, A. P. discussed on AP 24 Hour News


Coronavirus update I'm Ben Thomas with an A. P. news minute while the number of confirmed cases of covert nineteen infections around the U. S. and the world continues to grow in New York the number of lives lost is down to eighty four governor Andrew Cuomo a tragedy no doubt but the fact that it's down as low as it is is really overall good news but other states are seeing spikes I would be clear to Minnesotans Minnesota governor Tim Walz the worst is not yet passed in terms of infections president trump played golf Saturday for the first time since he declared the corona virus pandemic a national emergency more than two months ago a fresh sign that he wants the country back to pre outbreak times meanwhile the number of people in the U. S. who have died from covert nineteen infections was approaching ninety seven thousand as of Saturday afternoon that tally from Johns Hopkins University I'm Ben Thomas AP news it's very low with a side of mask as many of California's wineries await state approval to reopen their tasting rooms for customers but customers is taking its toll says Dr new ones Carol reed we cannot that cannot wait to welcome everyone back these ones can't drink themselves how do you ship with the math that you're welcome to take those off once you once you're seated at the table which is extraterrestrial for Copeland wineries and CEO Corey back we want you to feel safer here than you do going to Safeway right and if we can do that we've done our job let's face it don't open until phase three of the plan I'm Julie Walker president trump opened his Memorial Day weekend with something he hasn't done in a while Gulf's the trip Saturday to trump national golf club in northern Virginia is the president's first to one of his private golf properties since early March that trip to his club in west Palm Beach Florida came several days before he declared a national emergency over the corona virus pandemic the president has been pushing states to fully re opened business is an outdoor venues after they were close to help slow the virus's spread Friday he declared places of worship essential until governors they should allow them to re open the U. S. leads the world with one point six million confirmed covert nineteen cases according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University more than ninety six thousand Americans have died from infections Ben Thomas Washington a man who served eleven presidents in the White House starting as a cleaner passed away after contracting the coronavirus Wilson Roosevelt German died of cold it last Saturday at the age of ninety one according to his family he started at the White House under president Eisenhower was promoted to Butler under president Kennedy held other positions along the way finally retiring under president Obama tributes poured in former First Lady Michelle Obama said with his kindness in care Wilson German help to make the White House home for decades the first families including ours Hillary Clinton tweeted our warmest condolences to his loved ones I'm Julie Walker thank you for listening to the AP radio network you can purchase prints of a piece for tiger fee for your personal or small business use every day a piece to.

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