PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

Trump deems churches ‘essential,’ calls for them to reopen

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential” and is calling on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of the coronavirus. He says: “Today I’m identifying houses of worship — churches, synagogues and mosques — as essential places that provide essential services.” Trump made the announcement…

WATCH LIVE: President Trump to discuss CDC guidance on reopening churches

WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump is holding a news conference to discuss the Centers for Disease Control’s guidance on reopening churches. The news conference is expected to begin at approximately 1 p.m. KVRR will have a live stream of the briefing here and on our Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Health Tags: Centers For Disease Control, CHURCHES, news conference, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

WATCH LIVE: President Trump to Discuss Development of Coronavirus Vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP)–President Donald Trump is set to name a former pharmaceutical executive to lead his administration’s all-out effort to produce and distribute a coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year. A senior administration official says Moncef Slaoui, a former GlaxoSmithKline executive, will lead “Operation Warp Speed,” Trump’s push to accelerate the vaccine development process for COVID-19. Slaoui is to…

Cass And Grand Forks Counties Still Hotspots For COVID-19

83% of Active Cases Are In Those Two North Dakota Counties

BISMARCK, N.D. — Eighty-three percent of all COVID-19 active cases in North Dakota are in Cass and Grand Forks counties. The state has 665 active cases. Gov. Doug Burgum says there have been a couple of small outbreaks at manufacturing centers in Fargo, although he didn’t specify which companies are impacted. Long-term care centers are still a hotspot for COVID-19….

Remdesivir Shipped To North Dakota & Other States, Burgum To Meet With President

two long-term care facilities in Minot and one in Fargo are refusing the mass testing for COVID-19.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The federal government is sending remdesivir to North Dakota and other states. The drug shows promise as a treatment for the coronavirus. They are sending a limited supply of a 10-day course of 11 vials per patient. “We’ve got the ability in this first shipment, there’s more shipments coming, but in the first shipment we’ve got enough…