Provost John Karl Scholz said: “I realize the slog of going through a full 15 week semester with no break would be challenging, but given the vagaries of the pandemic, particularly in cold weather when people are indoors and the like. … I’m enthusiastically supportive.”
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada health officials say they expect to see an uptick in new coronavirus cases after President Donald Trump held rallies in the state over the weekend.
Thousands of mostly maskless supporters attended the rallies in Minden on Saturday and Henderson on Sunday, which violated Nevada directives capping at 50 the number of people who can attend public gatherings.
The rally in Henderson was the first indoor event Trump has held since a mid-June arena event in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Nevada has reported more than 73,800 coronavirus cases and nearly 1,460 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s Supreme Court says its chief justice as contracted COVID-19 and is feeling well.
On the top court since 2011, Luiz Fux assumed its top position five days ago from José Dias Toffoli. The 67-year-old will remain in the post for the next two years.