The average daily number of patients dying of covid-19 in the United States has reached a level not seen since the outbreak surged during the summer. At least 247,000 fatalities and nearly 11.4 million infections have been reported nationwide since February.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) announced a nightly curfew for businesses that will last at least three weeks. Similar restrictions were also announced in Los Angeles County, home to more than 10 million people.