One room at a temporary hospital is viewed at the Georgia World Congress Center, Thursday, April 16, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia.Ron Harris | Pool | APGeorgia is planning to reopen a field hospital at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center as the state struggles with increasing hospitalizations and a record-breaking number of new Covid-19 cases, according to Gov. Brian Kemp's office.The convention center first turned one of its exhibit halls into a 200-bed makeshift alternative care facility in April, but officials closed the facility in May. The state has since reported record-breaking jumps in additional new Covid-19 cases since mid-June.According to a release from Kemp's office, the facility will use state-owned equipment, such as hospital beds and medical equipment, procured
Medical staff wearing full PPE push a stretcher with a deceased patient to a car outside of the Covid-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on June 30, 2020 in Houston, Texas.Go Nakamura | Getty ImagesReported coronavirus-related deaths appear to be on the rise in Florida, Texas, California, Arizona and some other states that are struggling to contain rapidly expanding outbreaks, a CNBC analysis of data collected by Johns Hopkins University shows. After peaking at an average of more than 2,000 deaths per day just three months ago, primarily driven by New York and New Jersey, fatalities in the U.S. have been slowly declining — falling to an average of less than 600 fatalities a day from June 23
Dani Reiss, president and CEO of Canada GooseRick Madonik | Getty ImagesCanada Goose's CEO said Friday the retailer's recently opened experiential store in Canada is "almost built for this environment," as consumers brave enough to venture outside are looking for things to do during the coronavirus pandemic. "Naturally, it is socially distanced," Chief Executive Dani Reiss told CNBC in a phone interview Friday afternoon, about the store. "There are not a lot of people shopping at once. It is an experience in a controlled way." Canada Goose, famous for its extreme weather outerwear, opened the location in the CF Sherway Gardens Mall in Toronto late last year, before the Covid-19 crisis began. The entrance to Canada Goose's concept store is called "The Crevasse."
President Donald Trump criticized his top infectious disease advisor this week while Dr. Anthony Fauci separately admitted he hasn't briefed the president on the coronavirus pandemic in at least two months — widening an apparent growing rift between the two. "Dr. Fauci's a nice man, but he's made a lot of mistakes," Trump said in an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity on Thursday. "They've been wrong about a lot of things, including face masks. Maybe they're wrong, maybe not. A lot of them said don't wear a mask, don't wear a mask. Now they're saying wear a mask. A lot of mistakes were made, a lot of mistakes."It's not the first time Trump has contradicted or criticized advice from the White House