South Africa, the hardest hit country in Africa, has enacted some of the strictest lockdown regulations in the world. Security forces are even firing rubber bullets at people who don’t follow the stay-at-home order. Debora Patta reports.
As the coronavirus spreads, thousands of Americans are still stuck abroad and trying to get back home. The State Department is still trying to bring U.S. citizens home, but the efforts are slow. Kris Van Cleave reports.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the U.S. economy as more than 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment in the last week. Farmers also worry they won’t have enough workers and that demand will drop without schools and restaurants open. Danya Bacchus reports.
States across the country are struggling to treat an influx of coronavirus patients as more governors enact stay-at-home orders. New York has been hit the hardest, with at least 3,500 deaths. Michael Geroge reports.
President Trump on Saturday said he won’t wear a face mask, despite announcing new CDC guidelines suggesting all Americans wear one when in public. “I won't be doing it personally. It's a recommendation,” the president said. Nikole Killion reports.
Just this week, the CDC unveiled a new recommendation urging the American public to wear masks when outside their homes, and the FDA approved a new blood test to detect the coronavirus. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, so does the knowledge of the experts attempting to fight the disease. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the latest coronavirus news reported this week.
Sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt cheered and chanted the name of Captain Brett Crozier as he left the ship for the last time. It was an emotional show of support for the man whose pleas on their behalf ultimately cost him his command. David Martin reports.
In many places, there aren't enough helping hands to keep up with demand. But CBS News learned about a program that's hiring laid-off workers to help feed families in Washington D.C., and across the state of Texas. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Dr. Tom Inglesby, the director of the Center For Health Security of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health,joins "CBS Evening News" with more on the coronavirus vaccine and strategies to practice while social distancing.
More than 90% of the U.S. population is under stay-at-home orders, but governors in some states are not implementing that order because it would create more job losses for Americans. Janet Shamlian reports.