And the White House coranavirus task force will meet today for the first time in two months. Clinicians are now better at treating severe Covid-19 cases, and perhaps those most vulnerable to dying from the coronavirus are taking more precautions - which is backed up by data that shows young people account for an increasing proportion of new cases.
Public health experts have warned against large public gatherings, such as the ones hosted recently by President Trump, which many attended without wearing masks.
Toulouse accepte son sort et se concentre sur la Ligue 2
Le président d'Amiens , Bernard Joannin , devant le Conseil d'État, à Paris, le 4 juin 2020. C'est désormais officiel, la LFP puis la FFF ont acté la descente du TFC en Ligue 2 .
Friday's news conference will cap off a month that included a relaunched travel schedule for the president, as well as a rise in cases of COVID-19 - the disease caused by the coronavirus - in at least 20 states.
Pence said that "all 50 states are opening up safely and responsibly", but "with cases rising, particularly over the past week throughout the South", President Trump had asked him to brief the nation on the ongoing emergency. "Because the chances are if you're going to get infected, you're going to infect someone else". Key members - such as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx and Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Robert Redfield - are now far less visible than they were during the early weeks of the pandemic.
Rio Ferdinand and Rafa Benitez react on Twitter to Liverpool's title success
The German coach had signed a new contract on December 2019 with the English football club to head the team until 2024. Liverpool had moved within two points of the title with a 4-0 demolition of Crystal Palace at Anfield on Wednesday.
It has also resumed campaign rallies, despite warnings from health experts on its own team that the events could be super-spreading of the virus.
Why it matters: This week, California, Florida and Texas have all seen more than 5,000 new cases each day, a first for any state other than NY since the pandemic was declared. On Friday, Birx noted that the bulk of Arizona's new cases were concentrated around Phoenix.
Iran explosion in area with sensitive military site near Tehran
Fars said later that the flash was caused by "an industrial gas tank explosion" near a facility belonging to the defense ministry. A large explosion occurred east of Tehran, Iran , late Thursday night, but it remains unclear what caused the event.
"With regard to Arizona, the White House followed its COVID mitigation plan to ensure the president did not come into contact with anyone who was symptomatic or had not been tested", Deere said.