Gov. Roy Cooper has extended the state's COVID-19 emergency management response for another six weeks — until July 30 — citing it is necessary to keep pivotal state and federal pandemic relief programs in place.
Executive Order No. 220 retains the remaining social-distancing and public-health policies that could have expired at 5 p.m. Friday.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main doctors' union has joined calls for the next planned lockdown easing in England to be delayed, as figures Friday showed new COVID-19 cases across the U.K. running at their highest level since late February.
Wake Forest Baptist Health has expanded, effectively immediately, its COVID-19 visitor restrictions to allow for two family members and friends at a time in most instances.
The changes affected Wake Forest Baptist-affiliated hospitals in Winston-Salem, Bermuda Run, High Point, Lexington and North Wilkesboro.
CARENTAN, France — In a small Normandy town where paratroopers landed in the early hours of D-Day, applause broke the silence to honor Charles Shay. He was the only veteran attending a ceremony in Carentan commemorating the 77th anniversary of the assault that helped bring an end to World War II.
A nation slowly emerging from restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic honored generations of U.S. veterans. Plus, see President Joe Biden's full speech at Arlington Cemetery.
This holiday weekend will feel something closer to Memorial Days of old as more states lift COVID-19 restrictions. Get the latest updates and view maps and charts showing rising vaccination and waning infections and deaths in the U.S.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, more U.S. cities and states are shrugging off lingering COVID-19 restrictions as vaccination rates rise and the number of infections falls.
Coronavirus infections are down across Europe, but a virus variant may slow progress. Meanwhile, U.S. child campers can forego masks in the latest change brightening the summer outlook for Americans eager to shed virus restrictions. Get the latest.
LONDON (AP) — The British government faced accusations Tuesday that it was reintroducing local lockdowns on the sly after it published new guidelines for eight areas of England that it says are hot spots for the coronavirus variant first identified in India.
North Carolinians were able to breathe a mask-less sigh of relief with the May 14 ending of most COVID-19 social-gathering and public-health r…
WASHINGTON — The details of the new guidance on COVID-19 from federal health officials may be a bit confusing, but the gist is clear: If you a…
The words “effective immediately” from Gov. Roy Cooper were like music to the ears of Winston-Salem bar owners Jamie Bartholomaus and Danielle Bull.
The COVID-19 pandemic did not end in North Carolina on Friday with Gov. Roy Cooper’s lifting— effective immediately — of most COVID-19 mass-gathering social restrictions.
The state, however, did enter what may become known as the personal responsibility phase.
N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper ended most masking requirements and social distancing rules on Friday, making some people happy in Winston-Salem, while others resolved to keep on their masks out of safety concerns.
The capacity of Truist Stadium under state COVID-19 restrictions was stated incorrectly in a story on Page A1 in Monday’s Journal. The correct…
Pandemic-weary travelers are returning to the skies in the United States as the vaccine rollout is sending new cases and deaths tumbling in more affluent countries. Here's the latest.
Demand for traditional cigarettes appears to stabilize after drops earlier this year.
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Local infectious disease expert cautioned Thursday that K-12 students will remain vulnerable to outbreaks until they are eligible for vaccination.
In order to meet the June 1 target, at least 67% of N.C. adults would have to have at a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
With continued vaccinations and stable trends in COVID cases, North Carolina's Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday he expects to lift social distan…
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