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Nov. 20 Coronavirus updates: Latest news about the pandemic

November 20 news about the coronavirus pandemic. Thanksgiving plans may be impacted by the CDC's recent announcement and new statewide safety guidelines.
Bodies wrapped in plastic line the walls of a refrigerated trailer used as a mobile morgue in El Paso, Texas on Nov. 13, 2020.Justin Hamel / AFP - Getty Images

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Thursday that Americans not travel next week for Thanksgiving. The guidance comes as the nation has seen 1 million new cases in the last week.

The latest Covid-19 data and coverage:

861d ago / 5:48 AM UTC

Some Americans are still traveling for Thanksgiving

861d ago / 4:59 AM UTC

Wisconsin governor renews mask mandate despite court challenge

861d ago / 3:46 AM UTC

Cuomo to get Emmy for virus briefings

862d ago / 3:01 AM UTC

More than 194,000 cases reported in the U.S. for new single-day record

862d ago / 1:41 AM UTC

Superspreader events are still happening

862d ago / 12:57 AM UTC

Pentagon imposes new restrictions on employees

862d ago / 12:48 AM UTC

Inslee announces $135M in grants, loans, aid for businesses, workers

862d ago / 12:23 AM UTC

What scientists are paying attention to for vaccine safety

862d ago / 12:08 AM UTC
862d ago / 11:10 PM UTC

Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for Covid-19


862d ago / 11:08 PM UTC

Ben Carson says he recovered from Covid-19 after Trump approved use of experimental antibody

862d ago / 10:21 PM UTC

3 more White House aides test positive for coronavirus


862d ago / 9:37 PM UTC

Connecticut surpasses 100,000 Covid-19 cases

862d ago / 9:32 PM UTC

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says state's hospitals are overwhelmed

862d ago / 9:12 PM UTC

Utah governor to end one-household-gathering rule before Thanksgiving

862d ago / 8:51 PM UTC

Pfizer has applied for emergency use for its Covid-19 vaccine

862d ago / 8:45 PM UTC

Kentucky Gov. called state's surge a "fast-moving train" that's straining healthcare resources

862d ago / 7:20 PM UTC
862d ago / 7:11 PM UTC

S.D. governor's Thanksgiving message filled with misinformation, expert says

862d ago / 6:58 PM UTC

Recent Covid restrictions by city and state

862d ago / 6:51 PM UTC

Rudy Giuliani's son Andrew, a White House staffer, tests positive

862d ago / 6:48 PM UTC

Toronto Raptors to start NBA season in Tampa

862d ago / 6:10 PM UTC

Mexico is fourth country to top over 100,000 Covid deaths

862d ago / 5:56 PM UTC

NYC mayor warns that indoor dining, gyms could soon close

862d ago / 5:48 PM UTC
862d ago / 5:39 PM UTC

Hospitalizations are at all-time high since start of pandemic

862d ago / 5:22 PM UTC
862d ago / 5:12 PM UTC

Hard-hit by Covid-19, Latinos bear mental health burden 8 months into pandemic

862d ago / 4:52 PM UTC

Pelosi emphasizes need for Covid-19 relief package as pandemic worsens

862d ago / 4:25 PM UTC

Former FDA head: Pandemic 'will run its course' for 6-8 weeks before vaccine has impact

862d ago / 4:14 PM UTC

Practical hurdles, cultural distrust in Native communities could hamper vaccine distribution

862d ago / 4:01 PM UTC
862d ago / 3:51 PM UTC

3 New York Giants football players sidelined by positive tests

862d ago / 3:20 PM UTC
862d ago / 2:49 PM UTC

Florida Sen. Rick Scott tests positive for Covid

862d ago / 2:19 PM UTC

Stanford faculty pass resolution condemning Scott Atlas

862d ago / 1:46 PM UTC
862d ago / 1:41 PM UTC

After contacts get Covid, acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller won't isolate

862d ago / 1:20 PM UTC

U.S. crosses 190,000 new daily Covid-19 cases

862d ago / 12:32 PM UTC

Need a negative test before heading to Hawaii, governor says

862d ago / 12:21 PM UTC
862d ago / 12:20 PM UTC

Hong Kong suspends in-person classes for some students for 2 weeks

862d ago / 11:49 AM UTC

Pfizer to apply for emergency use for its Covid-19 vaccine

862d ago / 11:44 AM UTC
862d ago / 11:42 AM UTC

Rachel Maddow says her partner has Covid, at one point thought it 'might kill her'

862d ago / 11:37 AM UTC

European Covid restrictions appear to be paying off, says WHO, as U.S. cases soar

862d ago / 11:16 AM UTC
862d ago / 11:13 AM UTC

N.Y.C. mayor's reason for closing public schools was 'arbitrary,' adviser says

862d ago / 11:12 AM UTC

This Thanksgiving, many opt for 'a plate at the door and some elbow bumps'

862d ago / 11:09 AM UTC