2020-12-04 10:10:29

US faces grim winter as Covid cases and deaths set new records again – live updates

There were 217,664 new cases and 2,879 deaths – both new highsBiden plans to urge all Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days‘Not enough to go around’: states struggle over who should get vaccineSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 10.10am GMT California, the country’s most populous state, has announced sweeping plans for a new, regional stay-at-home order that is likely to affect nearly all of the state within days.The order is pegged to hospital capacity – regions where where ICU capacity falls below 15% will come under the new restrictions.The new